Tag: mavrovka
Macedonia 04.09.20 | 17:11

After Zaev’s Government put on a show demolishing a building in Skopje, VMRO challenges it to do the same in the protected Matka canyon

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Naum Stoilkovski held a press conference at the Matka canyon, in front of the platforms built illegally by local developers in the strictly protected area of the canyon. Stoilkovski’s press conference was in response to the dramatic demolition of an illegal construction in...

Macedonia 02.09.20 | 12:34

Demolition of the illegal building across the Skopje courthouse begins

A demolition team began tearing down the basis of a building that was being erected without permit at the Mavrovka shopping mall in downtown Skopje. The build, at the site of the terrace of a cafe that recently burnt down in an arson attack, became emblematic of Macedonia’s rule of law failures...

Macedonia 02.09.20 | 09:28

VMRO says that the demolition in Mavrovka will be “cheap theater” if the Government doesn’t go after all unlawful construction

VMRO-DPMNE called on the Government to show that the rule of law applies to all by going after all illegal construction in the country, not just one special case to score political points. The statement from the opposition party comes after Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said that he will make it his priority...

Macedonia 01.09.20 | 17:07

Prosecutors finally file charges in the case of the Mavrovka illegal build, set up an easy point for Zaev in the fight for the “rule of law”

State prosecutors finally publicly identified the businessman who is building the by now infamous illegal building in front of the Mavrovka shopping mall, just across the main Skopje courthouse. The buildings is being put in place of the terrace of a cafe that burnt down in a huge blaze several months...

Macedonia 05.08.20 | 16:47

No company dares apply to demolish the mysterious illegal build in the center of the city

Not a single company applied to the open contract to demolish a brazen illegal build in Skopje’s downtown. Unknown developer hsa been building on top of the terrace of a cafe that was recently burnt down, prompting speculation that the cafe was targeted with arson. The build is right on a busy...

Macedonia 22.07.20 | 17:41

Workers still pouring concrete at the illegal build site over a burnt cafe in downtown Skopje

Construction workers were busy at the site of the new build in front of the Mavrovka shopping mall in downtown Skopje, which is being built on top of the terrace of a recently burnt down cafe. City authorities visited the site and ordered it to be torn down by Friday, but the workers were still pouring...

Macedonia 21.07.20 | 17:45

Illegal build in the center of Skopje tests the power of the city

Workers are pouring concrete on the second floor of the new building that is rising on top of the recently burnt cafe in front of the Mavrovka shopping center in downtown Skopje. The unlicensed build is replacing what was a light temporary construction built over what was originally supposed to be an...

Macedonia 05.07.20 | 16:18

Illegal construction at the site of the recent cafe fire in Skopje

A few months after the Fountain cafe in Skopje’s central Mavrovka mall was set on fire, there are signs of intense construction on the ruins. The cafe was targetted with an RPG last year, and was burnt down in an intense fire that blasted windows across the mall. Now, the area is enclosed and there...

Macedonia 04.02.19 | 15:54

Mavrovka explosion was a grenade launcher attack

Yesterday evening’s attack on the Fontana coffee place in the Mavrovka shopping center in downtown Skopje was actually an attack with a rocked propelled grenade launcher. The attackers fired two grenades at the coffee place at 1:30AM, when it was closed and vacant. Windows in Fontana as well as...

Macedonia 04.02.19 | 12:18

Bomb blast shakes Mavrovka shopping center, second bomb dismantled by the police

Two bombs were planted in the Mavrovka shopping center in downtown Skopje on Sunday evening – one of them detonated blasting windows and damaging stores and offices, but causing no injuries. The second bomb was dismantled by the police, Alsat TV reported. Several media outlets reported that the...