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Election deadlines and obligations: When, who and what needs to be done by June 5

Three days ago, the leaders of the four political parties who are signatories to the Przhino Agreement came to the decision to postpone the early parliamentary elections which were scheduled for April 24, for the later date, June 5. Here are the time and the...

One Year Anniversary: Gruevski is playing the “Foreign Services and State” card again

Today is exactly one year after the leader of VMRO-DPMNE , recent Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski in an address to the nation (on January 31, 2015) revealed that foreign intelligence services were involved in an attempted coup in the country. Now, again he repeated...

Gruevski even today continues to act like Prime Minister

VMRO-DPMNE today organized a meeting for the project (of the government!) "Buy a house for young people", held at the hotel "Aleksandar Palace" and was attended by party leader Nikola Gruevski. The meeting was also attended by Mayors and Ministers. "Buy a house for youth"...

Commissioner Hahn criticized on Social networks

After unsuccessful negotiations between the four largest political parties, signatories to the Przhino Agreement, together with EU Commissioner Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations , Johannes Hahn, social networks have launched an avalanche of negative criticism against Hahn where they blame him for being ignorant,...

SDSM wants to talk about postponing elections, but there is no one to talk to

SDSM wants to talk about has far the terms of the Przhino Agreement have been implemented and whether there is room for the elections to be postponed for some time, however he has no one to talk to, claim sources from the opposition party...

Are VMRO-DPMNE preparing protests against Janeva?

When the Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva gave her consent to the proposal brought by the defence attorneys of Zoran Veruvshevski and Gorgi Lazarevski in the “Putsch” case for them to to be released from remand, it caused quite a heated reaction from the ruling...

Kljusev, Mijalkov, Gruevski: Blood is Blood and Power is Power

On November the 12th, Ljudmil Kljusev was arrested in the US on charges for "illegally distributing narcotics" and also happens to be the son of the first Prime Minister of an independent Macedonia, Nikola Kljusev. The psychiatrist Kljusev was waiting for his court hearing...

The EU in aid have only given the Macedonian Government 20 denars per refugee

Since the 19th of June until yesterday, 276,303 migrants have passed through Macedonia. Even with the announcements the EU have made, the country has only received 90,000 euros in aid, which amounts to roughly 20 denars per refugee, even though most European officials when...

The oppositions “Bombs” have taken five of Gruevski’s officials

With today's dismissal of Goran Trajkovski, the Director of PRO(Public Revenue Office), it is the fifth politician who has suffered after SDSM leader Zoran Zaev, on February 9, released the first of his wire tapped conversations, his so-called “Bombs.” From The Government of Nikola Gruevski so...

The Przhino Agreement can fail due to misinterpretation and poor translation

The biggest problem between the political parties, which are apparently on a "good path" to overturn the Przhino Agreement, is the law on the moratorium on the "Bombs" and the law on the Government. VMRO-DPMNE require the law for a moratorium on the "bombs" to...

Divo Nasalje: The numbers and the facts

This morning in Kumanovo and near Skopje there was another police operation to arrest collaborators of the terrorist group that was infiltrated in Divo Naselje, in Kumanovo. The police operation began in the settlement in Kumanovo on the morning of May the 9th, the day...

“Bugs” on every collar: Who is Listening In On PM Gruevski’s and His Minister’s, and Why ?

Since the Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski started his campaign around the country, greeting and meeting citizens, he is constantly making new promises, however it is not the only thing which is constant. In fact, at all events, without exception, Prime Minister, party officials and...

Van Houte pushed for Katica, and beat all the limousines with his bicycle

Peter van Houte, the Belgian facilitator who mediated between the working groups of political parties VMRO-DPMNE, SDSM, DUI and DPA successfully agreed upon the name and law of the Special Public Prosecutor.Though seemingly humble and gentle he has repeatedly proved that it is no...

Katica Janeva ruled over Google for 24 hours

Special Public Prosecutor Katica Janeva, which was sworn in this morning and officially took office yesterday was a real enigma yesterday because search engine "Google" could only find scanty information about her biography and a photograph could not be found. But despite the lack of...

Career military man and a passionate innovator: Who is the new Head of the General HQ of the ARM?

Major-General Metodija Velichkovski becomes the Head of the general headquarters of the Republic of Macedonia Army (ARM) after serving as Commander of the Joint Operative Command (ZOK) sinc 2012. The Joint Operative Command, according to its mission and tasks, is part of the ARM tasked...

Macedonian Twitter Community Basks in the Sun with Gruevski’s New Shades

A photo of Prime Minister of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski relaxing in the sun, circulated today in the Macedonian Twitter community. According to people who retweet the photo, the Prime Minister is vacationing in Tel Aviv, Israel. His sunglasses, some have tweeted, cost $60,000 US. The...

Ivanov astray between perception and reality: Numbers, competencies, activities and expectations

President Gjorgje Ivanov again took center stage in yesterday's interview on TV "Telma". Social networks exploded, emphasizing his gaffes and comparing them with those of the past. However, it opens the dilemma what are the powers, duties, and of course, responsibilities of the President in...

One month after “Kumanovo”: Facts, contradictions, speculations and silent institutions…

Exactly one month since the bloody conflict between the police and the terrorist group in Kumanovo Divo naselje, in which eight members of the special forces of the Ministry of Interior (MOI) were killed and 37 were wounded, is marked today. Four weeks ago,...

Europe is developing a strategy for Macedonia following the example of Ukraine?

The start of negotiations between Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and president of SDSM Zoran Zaev opened the dilemma whether Macedonia would be assisted with forming an international advisory panel (IAP) following the example of Ukraine. Such a possibility was yesterday announced by diplomatic sources close...

Possible aid from the Council of Europe in the investigation in Macedonia

After the statements of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, should go to Macedonia because of the political crisis, Jagland in Brussels made a short statement, saying that Macedonia "should have a strong and impartial...