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Low Turnout Threatens The Result Of Macedonia's Vote On Whether To Change Its Name

Macedonians are voting on a referendum to change their country's name in order to gain access into NATO and the European Union.
A man casts his vote at a polling station on September 30, 2018, in Tetovo, Macedonia. Macedonians all across the country went to the polls to vote in a referendum to change the country's name to the Republic of North Macedonia and end a long running dispute with Greece. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images) Source: Chris McGrath

Voters in Macedonia took to the polls on Sunday to decide on a controversial referendum on whether to change the name of their country — a move that would pave the way for entry into NATO and the European Union. But low voter turnout could threaten

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