Tag: Kostovski
Macedonia Economy 05.10.21 | 23:44

Komercijalna Bank seized two valuable properties from businessman Trifun Kostovski

Komercijalna Bank seized two valuable real-estate properties from a company linked to businessman Trifun Kostovski, citing claims of 7.3 million EUR in loans. Kostovski’s Eurostandard Bank collapsed last year and Kostovski blamed the managers who, he said, were handing loans to shell companies...

Macedonia 03.10.21 | 16:09

SDSM tries to incite ethnic hatred with a fake news attack against a VMRO candidate in Skopje

An Albanian language news site close to the ruling DUI – SDSM coalition published an edited video of VMRO-DPMNE mayoral candidate in Butel Darko Kostovski, in which a song that is insulting to Albanians was edited in. The video shows Kostovski during a protest, where participants are singing, but...

Macedonia 31.08.21 | 21:51

Mickoski promises that the new Mayor of Butel will end town hall links to the mafia

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski was in Skopje’s Butel district today, to meet supporters and promote the mayoral bid of the VMRO candidate Darko Kostovski at the local elections in October. As in previous such rallies, Mickoski gave 10 instructions to Kostovski, on how he must act once...

Macedonia 05.07.21 | 19:09

SDSM split in Kumanovo – two candidates want the nomination

Incumbent Mayor of Kumanovo Maksim Dimitrievski today announced that he is running for another term. Dimitrievski’s candidacy follows that of Martin Kostovski, his local rival in the SDSM branch. This is the second major municipal SDSM party branch that got split today – earlier two candidates...

Macedonia 06.04.21 | 13:13

Businessman Trifun Kostovski names five Zaev regime officials who he says caused the collapse of his Eurostandard Bank

Trifun Kostovski, owner of the now collapsed Eurostandard Bank, called out five top officials who he says contributed to the collapse of the bank. Eurostandard was issuing loans to shell companies whose owners were linked to the ruling SDSM party, many of whom would not pay back what they owed. The collapse...

Macedonia Economy 13.11.20 | 18:23

Kostovski spoke about the collapse of his Eurostandard Bank before the Parliament, insists that the entire criminal enterprise will be uncovered

Businessman Trifun Kostovski said that the criminal collapse of his Eurostandard Bank will eventually be uncovered. “Crime always leaves a trail”, the oligarch said before the Parliament, after accusing the ruling SDSM party of deliberately destroying his bank. Kostovski told members of Parliament...

Macedonia Economy 19.10.20 | 14:41

Eurostandard owner says that his bank was destroyed in order to divide the money to companies linked to the SDSM party

Trifun Kostovski, the owner of the now bankrupt Eurostandard Bank, openly accused the ruling SDSM party of destroying his bank. Eurostandard was ordered to cease operations and placed under forced management by the NBRM Central Bank after years of mismanagement, for which Kostovksi now says that it was...

Economy 25.09.20 | 11:31

Kostovski: SDSM wants to privatize the Macedonian Post Office

Businessman Trifun Kostovski warned that the ruling SDSM party is planning to sell off the Macedonian Post Office. Kostovski’s Eurostandard Bank, which recently went under, had an exclusive contract to conduct payments through the 330 post office branches across the country, and he claims that...

Macedonia 30.08.20 | 19:32

Kostovski: SDSM wants to continue to economically and nationally devastate Macedonia

In one of the key critical comments during the debate on the proposed new SDSM – DUI led Government, VMRO-DPMNE member of Parliament Darko Kostovski said that this Government would continue the dismantling of the Republic of Macedonia. Kostovski accused SDSM of creating an oligarchic system in...

Macedonia 12.06.19 | 11:42

Mijalkov faces the alleged intelligence agency whistleblower Kostovski in court

During a cross examination on Tuesday, former UBK intelligence service director Saso Mijalkov questioned its office Zvonko Kostovski about the 2015 wiretapping affair which caused the political crisis in Macedonia. Kostovski is the UBK officer who initially admitted to abusing the wiretapping equipment...

Macedonia 20.12.18 | 14:10

Secret police officers charged with running a massive, illegal wiretapping operation for SDSM return to the Interior Ministry

Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski announced on Thursday that he has returned two disgraced former UBK officers to their jobs. Georgi Lazarevski and Zvonko Kostovski were charged in the 2015 wiretapping scandal with abusing the UBK system to spy on office holders for years and then delivering the recordings...