Tag: grubi
Macedonia 17.03.23 | 14:17

Mexhiti smells fear in the new PR campaign launched by Ahmeti and Grubi

DUI party official Izet Mexhiti, who leads a faction that pushes for the ouster of First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi sees Grubi’s desperation behind a new PR initiative launched by the party. DUI has a cryptic campaign titled “He is coming” – alluding either to the fact...

Macedonia 17.03.23 | 13:40

Grubi had Alexander Soros over for a game of football

Alexander Soros, son of billionaire and funder of left wing activist causes George Soros, who has exerted serious influence over Macedonia, visited the country. The visit was announced by First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi, who shared a picture of Soros Jr. in his office, while playing football. Grubi,...

Macedonia 17.03.23 | 09:15

VMRO-DPMNE: DUI is counting the days until Kovacevski is gone

DUI is using Dimitar Kovacevski as an placeholder until they can appoint a Prime Minister of their own, they clearly show he has no authority in their eyes, said VMRO-DPMNE in a statement after Kovacevski confirmed that he will step down and allow DUI to appoint an ethnic Albanian Prime Minister. The...

Macedonia 08.03.23 | 16:32

“Artan Grubi completely compromised the highway contract”


Macedonia 08.03.23 | 11:29

In the midst of scandals and a power struggle, Grubi invites the loyal DUI party officials for a game of mini football

Beset by major corruption allegations, a mafia style killing of mobsters with ties to his party and ahead of the signing of a 1.3 billion EUR highway contract with Bechtel – First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi chose to entertain himself yesterday by playing mini football and basketball with...

Macedonia 08.03.23 | 09:01

Huge highway contract with Bechtel – Enka worth 1.3 billion EUR will be signed today

The Government is expected to sign a contract with the US – Turkish consortium Bechtel – Enka for the construction of 110 kilometers of highways on the east – west corridor, which is going to cost the country over 1.3 billion EUR. The negotiations were led by scandal stricken First...

Macedonia 07.03.23 | 13:37

Kovacevski and Grubi won’t respond to clear allegations of corruption

Dimitar Kovacevski and Artan Grubi are refusing to respond to clear allegations of corruption in the major highway scandal, said the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party in a statement. The Government revised bidding criteria and allowed the Eptisa company – blacklisted for corrupt actions in other major...

Macedonia 06.03.23 | 16:16

Anti-corruption activists target the store Artan Grubi bought at a huge discount

Anti-corruption activists put stickers on the downtown Skopje store that was recently bought by First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi for just 700 EUR per square meter, well below the realistic market price. Grubi is currently entangled in several corruption scandals, and it’s believed that he...

Macedonia 05.03.23 | 10:49

VMRO-DPMNE: Artan Grubi is involved in serious crime over the highway construction projects

Artan Grubi criminally approved companies blacklisted for unethical and illegal behavior to perform the review at major highway construction projects, for 22 million EUR, said the oppositoin VMRO-DPMNE party. The companies in question are the spanish Eptisa and Electra Solutions owned by the Ampov family...

Macedonia 04.03.23 | 14:27

Due to corruption, Macedonia may end up paying over two billion EUR for the east-west highway

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski warned that the contract the Government approved with the Spanish Eptisa company to review construction on the planned east-west highway link can lead to major criminal activities. Eptisa and other companies in the oversight consortium will receive 22 million EUR,...

Macedonia 03.03.23 | 21:40

Shameful corruption at the top of the Government

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski accused the Government of scandalous corruption, after it was revealed that a businessman close to First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi purchased a hotel in the Popova Sapka ski resort, for just 55,000 EUR. The construction company that sold the hotel, Granit,...

Macedonia 03.03.23 | 19:28

Mickoski reveals that the Government picked a scandalous company to conduct oversight on a huge infrastructure project

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski responded to First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi, who tries to deflect from his growing corruption allegations by blaming his critics of working with Russia. Grubi is the point man for several highway projects, done in cooperation with the US Bechtel company,...

Macedonia 03.03.23 | 11:55

Businessman close to Artan Grubi bought a hotel for the price of a ski cabin

A person close to Artan Grubi bought a hotel in the Popova Sapka ski resort for the price of a ski cabin, said the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party in a statement, after a new major scandal involving the First Deputy Prime Minister was revealed. Businessman close to Artan Grubi bought a discounted hotel...

Macedonia 03.03.23 | 09:53

Grubi blames his corruption scandals on Russia

After the revelation of several major corruption scandals, First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi blamed Russia for the allegations. Grubi was revealed to have bought a valuable commercial real-estate in Skopje and a hotel in the Popova Sapka ski resort – through intermediaries – as well...

Macedonia 02.03.23 | 18:48

Businessman close to Artan Grubi bought a discounted hotel from a company that got a valuable highway contract

Fokus reports that a businessman close to First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi purchased a hotel from the Granit construction company, which then received a lucrative highway contract that Grubi has influence over. The Granit hotel at the Popova Sapka ski resort was sold for just 55,000 EUR, a sum...

Macedonia 28.02.23 | 15:10

Artan Grubi greatly underreported the value of the property purchased by his brother

VMRO-DPMNE member of Parliament Mile Lefkov revealed additional details about the growing scandal involving First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi from the DUI party. According to Lefkov, Grubi was questioned about his brother Veton’s recent purchase of a large commercial property in downtown...

Macedonia 27.02.23 | 17:31

Anti-Corruption Commission is investigating Artan Grubi

The State Anti-Corruption Commission (DKSK) announced that it has begun an investigation into the property of First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi. VMRO-DPMNE recently called out Grubi over several corruption scandals, that include regulatory changes in a public institution ran by a DUI party official...

Macedonia 23.02.23 | 09:56

More suspicious deals lead to Artan Grubi

Merita Mustafa, the director of a little known bureau of metrics, recently became known to the public for the first time after it was revealed that the changed the regulation acts several times to benefit a newly founded company owned by a person close to First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi. Mustafa...

Macedonia 18.02.23 | 14:38

VMRO: Artan Grubi used his office to benefit a company close to his brother

People close to the First Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi are developing a lucrative business with the help of regulatory capture, warned the VMRO-DPMNE party. VMRO official Mile Lefkov held a press conference today to describe how a little known practice – safety inspections of gas stations...

Macedonia 30.10.22 | 10:17

Rift in DUI was not healed during the marathon meeting in Tetovo

Alsat TV reports that the meeting of the DUI party leadership held yesterday only deepened the rift between Deputy Prime Minister Artan Grubi and the large rival Skopje based faction which wants his dismissal. Foreign Minister Bujar Osmani, who is also spokesman of the powerful Albanian party, acknowledged...

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