Tag: ruskoska
Macedonia 06.07.20 | 22:20

Mickoski to Zaev’s favorite judge and prosecutor: How much longer will you ignore evidence pointing toward SDSM?

During the televised debate with Zoran Zaev, opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski was asked about the VMRO-DPMNE campaign video which showed two of Zaev’s closest supporters in the judiciary. After the arrest of Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva for racketeering, Zaev has relied mainly on prosecutor...

Macedonia 05.07.20 | 18:46

Mickoski calls on Ruskoska and Kacarska to act after the numerous attacks, threats and corruption scandals

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski responded to the latest leak showing a direct connection between the Zaev family and underworld figures plotting to silence opposition activists by burning their cars, and the protest from two top judiciary officials linked to Zaev after they were publicly named...

Macedonia 04.07.20 | 15:25

Zaev’s chief enablers in the judiciary upset that they were portrayed as such during the election campaign

Judge Dobrila Kacarska and prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska, two of the main enablers of Zoran Zaev in the judiciary, objected to being included in a pre-election video by VMRO-DPMNE. The video mocks Zaev’s often repeated promise to upheld the rule of law, which even his die-hard supporters acknowledged...

Macedonia 01.07.20 | 12:19

Prosecutor Ruskoska refuses to say whether she will press charges over Zaev’s connection to a pro-Russian businessman from Montengro

Prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska would not declare whether the wiretaps being published that point to illegal links between SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev and controversial Montenegrin businessman and alleged backer of Russian interests in the Balkans Miodrag Davidovic amount to a crime. Davidovic confirms paying...

Macedonia 09.06.20 | 15:51

“Bring out the usual witness”

As predicted, the witness Nikola Vasilevski – Ninja, who was wheeled out today by prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska during the April 2017 trial, was there to confirm all of the points of the prosecution. Ruskoska is holding a second trial in a row about the incident in the Macedonian Parliament on April...

Macedonia 26.05.20 | 19:55

In her closing statement, prosecutor Ruskoska tried to lay the entire blame for the Racket scandal on Katica Janeva

During her closing argument in the major Racket trial, prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska lunged into the main defendant, former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, who is on trial for racketeering. Ruskoska portrayed Janeva as a person who still lives in her own movie, and sees herself as a “Charlie’s...

Macedonia 13.05.20 | 15:54

Prosecutor Ruskoska failed to advance her case in the April 27 trial

Prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska had difficulty presenting her case during the trial in the April 27 incident today. Ruskoska, one of the top SDSM party loyalists in the judiciary, is prosecuting a group of former VMRO-DPMNE party officials, alleging their involvement in the 2017 incident in the Parliament. She...

Macedonia 05.03.20 | 13:07

Racket trial turns into a soap opera, as prosecutors seem determined to avoid investigating the case in full

The Racket trial turned into a reality show, as the prosecutors avoid asking the fundamental question – where did the money go. The case has former Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva and her showman friend Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13 charged with extorting 1.5 million EUR from businessman Jordan...

Macedonia 26.02.20 | 21:41

Nikola Gruevski: Zaev himself acknowledged that his campaign of political persecution is based on inadmissible, edited recordings

Former Prime Minister and VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski denied the latest allegations raised against him by prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska, in which he is charged with the April 2017 incident in the Parliament. Ruskoska is broadening the extensive trial which was already used to pressure VMRO officials...

Macedonia 24.02.20 | 15:47

Following his publication of the latest Zaev tape, Milososki summoned to the prosecutor’s office

VMRO-DPMNE member of Parliament Antonio Milososki was called up to the office of prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska tomorrow, to discuss the latest audio tape leak in which Zoran Zaev is heard discussing his influence over the judiciary and how he plans to undermine court cases. Milososki already went to the...

Macedonia 22.02.20 | 00:01

Pendarovski not happy with how the Racket prosecution presented Janeva’s meeting with Zaev as a visit to his office

President Stevo Pendarovski condemned the actions of organized crime prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska and the way she presented the surveillance materials in the Racket trial. Ruskoska tried to sneak through a recording that shows one of the defendants Zoran Mileski – Zoki Kiceec in the company of Zoran...

Macedonia 19.02.20 | 11:53

Milososki gives the audio tape that proves Zaev’s involvement in the Racket scandal to prosecutor Ruskoska

VMRO-DPMNE member of Parliament Antonio Milososki met with organized crime prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska today and gave her a wiretap that reveals involvement of former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in the major racketeering scandal. Milososki said that Ruskoska promised that the tape will be used as evidence...

Macedonia 18.02.20 | 11:40

Prosecutor Ruskoska removes the press as Boki 13’s “Pandora’s box” is about to open

Despite yesterday’s announcement that the public will be involved, prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska today asked that the Racket trial is held behind closed doors, and the judge removed the press. The move comes as the court was supposed to hear additional tapes recorded by defendant Zoran Mileski –...

Macedonia 18.02.20 | 10:41

Racket trial: Prosecutors will present some of Kiceec’s private conversations

The Skopje court will hear additional recordings from a USB drive owned by one of the Racket defendants Zoran Mileski – Zoki Kiceec. The prosecution initially said that these recordings are not necessary for the case, as they are of personal nature between Kiceec and the other defendant Bojan Jovanovski...

Macedonia 18.02.20 | 10:27

Milososki gives prosecutor Ruskoska a wiretap containing information on Zoran Zaev

VMRO-DPMNE member of Parliament Antonio Milososki announced that he will meet with organized crime prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska this morning, and give her a wiretap that reveals involvement of former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev in the major racketeering scandal. It’s likely the same tape that Milososki...

Macedonia 13.02.20 | 15:58

Sparks fly in the Racket trial

The Racket hearing ended with another heated exchange between the defendants and the prosecutors. Katica Janeva, who already had one recent outburst, laid into prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska. – I will speak for the defense. I want the public to witness the trial. Let’s have the entire USB stick...

Macedonia 30.01.20 | 18:32

Boki 13 demands a meeting with Public Prosecutor Joveski where he will reveal his evidence against Vilma Ruskoska

Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13 asked the court to help him have a meeting with Public Prosecutor Ljubomir Joveski, where he will disclose all the evidence he claims to have against prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska. The man at the center of the Racket scandal has been announcing he is prepared to talk for...

Macedonia 29.01.20 | 19:08

Ruskoska challenges Boki 13 to hand over all evidence he has of her corruption to the police

Organized crime prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska dared Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13 to submit all evidence he has against her to the police. Earlier this week Boki 13 claimed that he has evidence that Ruskoska is involved in a criminal enterprise worth 4 million EUR. Ruskoska is leading the Racket case...

Macedonia 27.01.20 | 13:48

Mickoski blames organized crime prosecutor Ruskoska for covering up scandals that lead directly to Zoran Zaev

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski discussed the on-going collapse of the Macedonian judiciary and asked “what else should happen before prosecutors begin investigate the allegations of wrongdoing on the part of the Government?” Mickoski reacted after the latest reports that organized...

Macedonia 23.01.20 | 18:29

Nepotism watch: Vilma Ruskoska helped a nephew get hired as a prosecutor

Organized crime prosecutor Vilma Ruskoska used her influence to get a nephew hired as a prosecutro in Kumanovo, the Infomax news site repored today. For this, Ruskoska was investigated by the Anti-Corruption Commission, which strangely concluded that a nephew is not a close relative and allowed the hiring...

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