Tag: raskovski
Macedonia 16.04.21 | 19:23

Court releases Zaev’s top adviser Dragi Raskovski into house arrest

Dragi Raskovski, Zoran Zaev’s influential ex-adviser, was ordered into house arrest by the Skopje court his afternoon. Raskovski was arrested this morning and questioned before the judge in the case in which he is charged with arranging purchases of software he developed by the Government for a...

Macedonia 16.04.21 | 16:50

Zaev says that the arrest of his top adviser Dragi Raskovski is win for the rule of law, but also wants his presumption of innocence protected

Hours after the arrest of Dragi Raskovski, the man who was until recently top lieutenant to Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, Zaev addressed the issue before the press. He insisted that the case against Raskovski proves that there is no impunity in the country, no matter how high the official involved, but...

Macedonia 13.04.21 | 17:20

Zaev’s adviser Raskovski filmed using an expensive SUV, is building a villa near Skopje

Zoran Zaev’s scandalous adviser Dragi Raskovski was filmed using a volvo SUV which he hasn’t listed in his mandatory income report. A 360 Degrees crew filmed Raskovski using the vehicle for private purposes, but making sure he avoids using it in more visible setting, especially when going...

Macedonia 10.04.21 | 18:29

Prosecutor Ruskoska questioned Interior Minister Spasovski over the scandal involving Zaev’s adviser Dragi Raskovski

Prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska summoned Interior Minister Oliver Spasovski and former Interior Minister Nake Culev for questioning over the scandalous procurement of software from Dragi Raskovski, top lieutenant of the Zaev regime. Raskoski had the Interior Ministry purchase a software he developed for 80,000...

Macedonia 10.04.21 | 12:57

Zaev’s corrupt adviser Raskovski withdrew from an arranged TV interview

Zaev’s scandalous adviser Dragi Raskovski still hasn’t surfaced in the public, even after the police raided his home and office yesterday, looking for evidence in the case in which he is suspected of receiving 80,000 EUR from the Interior Ministry for a software he developed.  Raskovski reportedly...

Macedonia 09.04.21 | 14:04

Prosecutors raid Zaev’s top adviser Dragi Raskovski

Police and prosecutors raided the home of Zaev’s adviser Dragi Raskovski and the offices of his Invoca company, which he used to collect over 80,000 EUR for a software he developed from the Interior Ministry. It is the latest corruption scandal involving Raskovski, who is suspected of using the...

Macedonia 30.03.21 | 19:09

Nikolovski protects Zaev’s adviser Dragi Raskovski as the public demands his resignation over his latest corruption scandal

Deputy Prime Minister Ljupco Nikolovski refused to call for the removal of the scandal ridden Government adviser Dragi Raskovski. Raskovski, who is one of the closest people to Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, faced numerous scandals in the first term of the Government, and now faces calls to resign even from...

Macedonia 23.03.21 | 09:21

Zaev’s adviser Raskovski collected 400,000 EUR in public contracts

A company owned by Zoran Zaev’s close adviser Dragi Raskovski took a total of 400,000 EUR in various public contracts with software and other services. This was alleged by VMRO-DPMNE official Aleksandar Pandov, amid the growing scandal that involves Raskovski, who wa revealed to have collected...

Macedonia 19.03.21 | 19:46

Organized crime prosecutors raided the Government, are seizing documents linked to the software scandal involving Zaev’s adviser Dragi Raskovski

State prosecutors are seizing documents in the Government building this afternoon, seeking for materials in relation to a 2017 software procurement done by the Interior Ministry. The Ministry paid over 80,000 EUR to Dragi Raskovski, a top lieutenant of Zoran Zaev, who was the Secretary General of the...

Macedonia 18.03.21 | 19:27

Organized crime prosecutors are investigating Zaev’s adviser Dragi Raskovski

The organized crimes unit of the OJO office of public prosecutors announced that it is investigating the purchase of software for 80,000 EUR that the Interior Ministry signed with top SDSM party official Dragi Raskovski. Raskovski, a top confidant of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and an IT professor, was...

Macedonia 17.03.21 | 19:36

Raskovski informs the public that vacationing in Mexico is a real bargain

Dragi Raskovski, Zoran Zaev’s scandalous adviser, spoke with TV24 from Mexico where he is vacationing. Raskovski’s decision to travel across the Atlantic at a time when he is facing calls to resign over his latest corruption scandal, prompted reports that he has decided to flee the country....

Macedonia 17.03.21 | 19:26

Zaev continues to defend Raskovski but says he might call on his adviser to resign

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev again came out in defense of his embattled adviser Dragi Raskovski, but left open the possibility that Raskovski will be investigated. The former Secretary General of Zaev’s cabinet has faced numerous corruption allegations, and currently is accused of having the Interior...

Macedonia 16.03.21 | 23:52

Zaev’s adviser Raskovski confirms he is in Mexico, insists he has not fled the country

Zoran Zaev’s scandalous adviser Dragi Raskovski confirmed that he went to Mexico with his family, but insists that he didn’t leave the country and is merely on vacation in Yucatan. His departure caused a major controversy as it comes just days after he was implicated in a new major scandal...

Macedonia 16.03.21 | 19:10

Zaev tried to avoid the question about whether his adviser Dragi Raskovski fled to Mexico after his latest corruption scandal

Prime Minister Zoran Zaev today would not confirm or deny that his adviser Dragi Raskovski fled the country to Mexico. Raskovski is facing a long list of corruption scandals, and the latest, while among the smallest in financial terms, prompted rare criticism from media outlets who are close to Zaev...

Macedonia 10.03.21 | 15:16

Zaev stands by his lieutenant Dragi Raskovski as he faces a new corruption scandal

Asked about the latest scandal involving his right hand man Dragi Raskovski, Zoran Zaev defended his adviser today. Raskovski, an IT expert, is accused of having the Interior Ministry purchase a software he has developed, for over 80,000 EUR. – There are legitimate reasons why this was done. There...

News 10.03.21 | 12:22

Interior Ministry paid Zaev’s adviser for software it didn’t need?

A new scandal is developing around Zoran Zaev’s adviser and former Secretary General in his Government Dragi Raskovski. Raskovski is a professor of information technology at Skopje’s Law Faculty and holds a patent in a software for monitoring traffic speeds. Several news outlets have reported...

Macedonia 22.12.20 | 22:02

Even after state prosecutors gave up, the Anti-Corruption Commission continues its investigation into Zaev’s right hand man

Biljana Ivanovska, head of the DKSK Anti-Corruption Commission, insisted that the investigation into former Government Secretary General Dragi Raskovski is not over, even though state prosecutors have predictably decided not to press charges against Zoran Zaev’s right hand man. Raskovski was recorded...

Macedonia 16.12.20 | 12:24

Prosecutors choose not to file charges against Zaev’s lieutenant Dragi Raskovski

State prosecutors have decided not to file charges against Dragi Raskovski, one of closest associates of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. Raskovski was recorded on tape, apparently by an official of the M-NAV air traffic control agency, instructing him on which bid to accept in a major procurement deal involving...

Macedonia 10.11.20 | 18:52

Zaev keeps chief of staff Raskovski as a mere adviser, could appoint Muhamed Zekiri in his place

Zoran Zaev appointed his former Secretary General Dragi Raskovski to adviser in the Government. This vacates his position, and opens the prospect of having another of Zaev’s close confidants, the leader of the SDSM party Albanian wing Muhamed Zekiri, to take the position. Zekiri was expected to...

Macedonia 29.08.20 | 19:16

TV21: Mancevski set to replace Raskovski as Secretary General of the Government

TV21 reports that Damjan Mancevski, the outgoing Public Administration Minister, will be appointed as Secretary General of the next Government. Mancevski lost his seat to the DUI party. When asked by TV21 he did not deny or confirm that he will be the next Secretary General. He would replace Dragi Raskovski,...

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