Walking Hand in Hand. How the EU1 Facilitates Democratic Transition of Macedonia or the Fortification of its Illiberal and Authoritarian Regime


This article will focus on the current state of affairs in the Republic of Macedonia, and the involvement of the EU in the resolution of the political crisis. Doing so, the article will dedicate attention to the developing relationship between the EU and the Republic of Macedonia through a chronological perspective, but also through a perspective of public support and understanding of the EU role. Finally, the article will discuss the role that the Kingdom of Spain plays or could play when it comes to Macedonia.