Author Archives: Sasko Golov

Criminal Court determines 30-day Detention for Gruevski in “Thaler” case

The Criminal Court decided to adopt the request of the Special Public Prosecution (SPO) and determined a measure of 30 days of detention for the former PM of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski in the case “Thaler”. This decision follows the decision of the Parliament of Macedonia to strip Gruevski from his MP immunity. The defence of Gruevski has the right to ...

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Parliamentary Committee on Reconciliation holds First Meeting

The Parliamentary Committee for Integration, Reforms and Reconciliation held on Wednesday its first meeting. At the meeting, the members of the committee adopted a decision to divide it into three groups in order to accelerate the processes. This was revealed at a press conference by the committees Co-chairwoman and Vice-president of the Parliament of Macedonia Frosina Remenski at a press ...

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VMRO-DPMNE protests in front of Government

VMRO-DPMNE held on Wednesday the first of the series of anti-governmental protests they announced a few days ago.  The protest march started in front of the headquarters of the party in the centre of Skopje, and then through the streets ended up in front of the Government of Macedonia. Once the crowd arrived in front of the governmental building, the ...

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Parliament Strips Gruevski from his MP Immunity

With 62 votes in favour, and no votes against or abstaining from voting, the Parliament of Macedonia officially stripped MP Nikola Gruevski from his MP immunity. The MPs from VMRO-DPMNE did not attend the session. The President of Macedonia was also invited to attend the session, but he did not show up. Previously, the Parliamentary Committee on Rules of Procedure, ...

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Zaev: I Tend to Secure Greater Support for Prespa Agreement by MPs

The PM Zoran Zaev confirmed he recently met VMRO-DPMNE MPs Mitko Jancev and Nikola Todorov in order to discuss their support in the Parliament for the implementation of the Prespa Agreement. “I tend to secure the greatest support possible till the end of this process. I believe that by the time the entire process is over, we will have a ...

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Orban: I did not Meet Gruevski when he Came to Hungary

The decision of Hungary to grant asylum to former PM of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski was one of the main topics up for discussion in the Hungarian Parliament on Tuesday. The Hungarian PM Viktor Orban addressed the Parliament to answer several questions. “Hungary granted asylum to Gruevski, who is a very good friend of our country, and we need to thank ...

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Voutsis: Greek Parliament to Adopt Prespa Agreement by Middle of March 2019

In an interview for the Greek Public Broadcaster ERT, the Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament Nikos Voutsis spoke about the adoption and ratification of the Prespa Agreement. “It is evidential that by the middle of January 2019 Skopje will complete the processes for implementation of the Prespa Agreement, after which the Greek Parliament takes over the stirring wheel, probably at ...

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Appeal Court Decision: Janakieski and Bozinovski Remain in Detention

The Criminal Council at the Appeal Court of Macedonia reached a decision to reject the appeals filed by the defence teams of former Transport Minister Mile Jakankieski and former Sec Gen of the Government of Macedonia Kiril Bozinovski for abolishment of the detention measures determined for them by the Criminal Court. Janakieski and Bozinovski are charged by the Special Public ...

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Defendants in “27 April Incidents” Case Revoke Witnesses, Evidence

The MPs which are defendants in the judicial case focusing on the incidents that occurred in the Parliament of Macedonia on 27 April 2017, Ljuben Arnaudov, Krsto Mukoski, Saso Vasilevski, Ljupco Dimovski and Johan Tarculovski gave up on the opportunity to provide defence before the court in this case. The lawyer of Mukoski informed that his client has withdrawn on ...

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Road Conditions, 28.11.2018

Poor driving conditions are reported throughout the country on wet roads. Poor visibility reported around the mountain pass Straza because of fog, with up to 80m visibility, and Pletvar, with up to 50m visibility. Drizzling rain is possible throughout the country. Certain roadways passing through valleys and canyons can be susceptible to light rockslides, such as Kocani – Makedonska Kamenica ...

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