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Eva Jovanova
Eva is the Deputy Editor In Chief of the Vostokian. She is a Skopje native and a fresh European Studies graduate from the Otto von Guericke University in Magdeburg, Germany, where she studied on a full merit-based DAAD scholarship. Her main interest is the European integration of the Western Balkans, as well as the domestic politics and society of the Eastern and Southeast European countries. In order to broaden her perspective, Eva spent a semester studying International Relations at the University of St. Petersburg in Russia. She has a year-long experience as a student assistant in a project on war crime and war heroes in Serbian media at her university. As a committed European, Eva is active in bringing bottom-up democratization and Europeanization to Macedonia, where she organized (and lectured at) a summer school on European values during the summer 2017. Eva is a passionate polyglot of Macedonian, English, German, Spanish, and Russian. Currently she is taking a gap year to improve her professional experience before pursuing her master’s degree in 2018. She also serves as Chief Translator for German for The New Federalist online magazine.

“The Sun, too, is a Star” was the slogan of the campaign for the European integration of Macedonia launched by the Social Democratic Party (SDSM) in the early 2000s. The ...

Two and half years ago, when I was informed that I received a scholarship to pursue my Bachelor’s degree in Germany, my whole family gathered to celebrate. It was ridiculous ...
Gjorge Ivanov, President of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, addresses the general debate of the sixty-fourth session of the General Assembly.
25/Sep/2009. United Nations, New York. UN Photo/Marco Castro.

Huge masses of protesters have flooded Macedonia’s capital after President Gjorgje Ivanov decided to pardon politicians facing criminal charges from both government and opposition parties on 12 April. By exonerating ...