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Greek drama

Macedonia [POLITICS]

It is not every nation-branding campaign that threatens regional stability. The ­International Court of Justice in The Hague is set to rule by the end of the year on issues surrounding one of Europe’s more bizarre international disputes: Greece’s demand that Macedonia change its name, arguing it implies an appropriation of Greece’s heritage and territory. Ahead of the decision, Macedonia’s government is spending hundreds of millions of euros on a major renovation of the capital, Skopje, that promotes national pride…

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