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Reactions in Macedonia to Former PM Gruevski’s Escape

According to VMRO-DPMNE, the authorities should be held accountable for former PM Nikola Gruevski’s escape. “The political theatre on Monday took place in order to cover up their own powerlessness and incompetence. We disagree with his decision to go to Budapest. That is not an option even when everyone knows that it’s about political persecution because, that way, the others ...

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Hungarian Authorities not Revealing how Gruevski Reached Country

Hungary’s authorities aren’t interested in revealing how former PM Nikola Gruevski reached the country without a passport. FM Peter Szijjarto said on Wednesday that the procedure to file an asylum request was over, adding that more details wouldn’t be revealed until a decision was made on it. Viktor Orban’s Press Chief, Bertalan Havasi, denied the information that the PM had ...

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Hearing over Titanic Case Continues

On Wednesday, the hearing over the Titanic case, opened by the Special Prosecutor’s Office, was stopped at 1 pm. The decision was made because of the request filed by defendants Ilija Dimovski and Nikola Gruevski, who had previously said they needed to attend the session of the Committee on Constitutional Issues. Judge Osman Shabani accepted the request, under the condition ...

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Gruevski to Report to Prison by 8 November for Serving Sentence

The former PM Nikola Gruevski is to report to prison for serving his sentence of two years for the case “Tank” processed by the Special Public Prosecution (SPO). From the Criminal Court in Skopje they inform that a court official handed over the sentence resolution to Gruevski in the court on Friday, while he was waiting for a hearing on ...

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Skopje Basic Court 1 Receives Verdict against ex-PM Gruevski

The Basic Court 1, also known as Criminal court, announced Friday that it received the second-degree verdict from the Appellate Court Skopje regarding the Tank case i.e. the purchase of a Mercedes in the amount of almost 600.000 euros. The court states that the Appellate Court’s verdict will be sent for a further procedure at a judge for sanctions who ...

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