Tag: sdsm
Macedonia 18.02.20 | 21:47

There’s no justice in Macedonia, claims Daskalovski, who carries sandwiches for SDSM members at the march

Yesterday, Infomax released a poll of the SDSM march for justice on the streets of Skopje. The poll found that senior officials of the SDSM, but also ordinary citizens are not satisfied with justice in our country. Perhaps the most dissatisfied was  Marjan Daskalovski, one of Zaev’s closest people,...

Macedonia 17.02.20 | 20:48

Justice Minister Deskoska did not participate in Zaev’s march

Administration staff and other categories of citizens were pressured and blackmailed to attend tonight’s march for justice organized by the SDSM government. But “the country’s largest justice official”, the justice minister, did not appear on the march intended to “symbolize...

Macedonia 15.02.20 | 16:06

Voting on the law on state prosecutors postponed for Sunday

The ruling majority in the Parliament did not try to put the controversial PPO law on state prosecutors to a vote. Shortly after beginning today’s session, Speaker Talat Xhaferi announced that the vote will take place on Sunday, and moved on to other items. The Parliament remained assembled even...

Macedonia 15.02.20 | 09:13

Even with the “Gang of eight”, SDSM couldn’t push their law through – Parliament meets again today

The Macedonian Parliament failed to hold a vote yesterday evening on the proposed PPO law on state prosecutors. The law requires 81 votes, and around 9 in the evening it became apparent that the ruling SDSM party doesn’t have the votes. The session was postponed for today at 13h as the Parliament...

Macedonia 14.02.20 | 12:30

SDSM will not allow the Parliament to dissolve until they get the laws they demand, Spasovski confirms

Interim Prime Minister Oliver Spasovski underlined the determination of his SDSM party not to allow the dissolution of Parliament until the controversial PPO law on state prosecutors, and other legal priorities for SDSM, are adopted. Spasovski was asked whether this pressure from SDSM will mean that...

Macedonia 14.02.20 | 12:22

Xhaferi asks SDSM to say if they’re serious about holding early elections

“We are not married”, Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi said in response to the threat from the ruling SDSM party that it may cancel its coalition with the DUI party. SDSM said it will kick DUI out of the coalition unless Xhaferi helps them adopt a law that would solidify SDSM’s control...

Macedonia 13.02.20 | 19:13

SDSM buys DUI votes for PPO law with smuggling redrawing of electoral districts

Republika has learnt that there is an ongoing bargaining in the Parliament between SDSM and DUI for the smuggling redrawing of electoral districts. Problem is electoral sistrict 6. DUI demands changes, ie Municipality of Debar and Municipality of Mavrovo and Rostuse to be transferred to electoral district...

Macedonia 13.02.20 | 11:14

VMRO: The leaked tape proves that Zaev is behind the Racket scandal

The Executive Committe of VMRO-DPMNE warns that the ruling SDSM party is pushing Macedonia into an even deeper political crisis and is endangering the EU perspective of the country, after SDSM refused to allow the dissolution of Parliament on Wednesday. This endangers the early elections planned for...

Economy 07.02.20 | 20:26

Yesterday machinery and workers, today dead silence – false promises from SDSM’s pen

I am proud of the personal commitment, dedication and work of the Government in the past period so that today in my hometown starts the realization of the field project of the reconstruction and widening of the national road Kr. Palanka – Deve Bair. This new government investment is worth over...

Macedonia 07.02.20 | 15:34

SDSM gave major public contracts to the polluting company it claims is linked to VMRO-DPMNE

The SDSM party continues to try and create a pre-election scandal over the Eko Club company in Bitola. After an environment inspector filmed the company as improperly storing medical waste it was hired to dispose of, the ruling party insists that Eko Club is linked to the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party. Interim...

Macedonia 07.02.20 | 13:41

SDSM media and prosecutors go after police officers who they suspect of revealing evidence of Zaev’s corruption

Pro-Government media outlets were ready and well briefed on Thursday evening, when they came out with a report that a judge has ordered the arrest of police officials promoted by the new, interim Interior Minister Nake Culev. Culev, who was appointed to lead a thoroughly compromised department as the...

Macedonia 05.02.20 | 11:05

Media bias: Head of the publicly ran MIA news agency appears as speaker at an SDSM party event

Dragan Antonovski, the director of the publicly ran Macedonian Information Agency, participated at a debate organized by the ruling SDSM party, in violation of the obligation of MIA to remain unbiased and open to all political sides. Antonovski is a political appointee, who took over MIA shortly after...

Macedonia 26.01.20 | 13:38

SDSM reacts to the “La Verita” publications

VMRO-DPMNE through media close to them, with strong links with VMRO-DPMNE staff such as Andrej Lepavcov and Gjorge Ivanov, is desperately trying to construct non-existing cases, SDSM reacted to the Italian “La Verita” publications. La Verita announces new scandal: Zoran and Vice Zaev involved...

Macedonia 25.01.20 | 20:10

Pro-government media ordered not to report on the new affair published by “La Verita”, which involves Zaev

Immediately after the publication of the new affair in the “La Verita” newspaper, where evidence is presented that Zoran Zaev and his brother Vice and several of their close friends were involved in electoral fraud in Strumica, the pro-government media were ordered to be silent on the matter. As...

Macedonia 23.01.20 | 21:27

SDSM is the second largest Albanian party in Macedonia, Ademi says

SDSM party official Edmond Ademi declared his party as the second largest party for ethnic Albanians in Macedonia. SDSM has been courting the Albanian vote since 2016, as it continues to lose ethnic Macedonian voters by a growing margin to VMRO-DPMNE. I am an Albanian who is a Minister from SDSM, the...

Macedonia 22.01.20 | 10:56

SDSM is still pushing its plan to amend the electoral code

The Parliament will again try to hold a discussion on the changes to the electoral code supported by the ruling SDSM party. The proposal would abolish the six electoral districts that currently elect 20 members of Parliament each and replace them with just a single one, where all 120 seats will up for...

Macedonia 18.01.20 | 12:54

VMRO: No SDSM official or family member will be left unemployed until the elections

VMRO-DPMNE accused the ruling SDSM party of using its hold on power to allow its officials to hire close relatives and family members. Nepotism is becoming rampant as Macedonia edges closer to early elections, and many SDSM officials believe this is their last chance to grab perks and benefits for themselves. The...

News 17.01.20 | 23:29

SDSM Secretary General Nikolovski violates his own order, gets filmed at a drunken party

A video recording shows SDSM party Secretary General Ljupco Nikolovski violating the order he himself made – that party officials steer clear of bars and restaurants until election day in order not to damage the party image. SDSM bans its officials from posting selfies from bars and restaurants...

Economy 16.01.20 | 10:13

SDSM will lose permanently in elections, and VMRO-DPMNE will inherit reduced pensions, budget hole, fake capital investments

During his interview with Alsat TV on Wednesday, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski pointed out that the primary task of the VMRO-DPMNE-led government was to fight for higher pensions and salaries. An extremely high-quality team is working on the economic program, compared to what the government...

Macedonia 03.01.20 | 11:34

SDSM is hiring in the public administration like there is no tomorrow

Even as the Zaev Government is being replaced by an interim Government meant to organize the early general elections, it keeps churning out job vacancies. There are currently 247 open ads offering jobs in the public administration, in various central and municipal institutions, most of them under the...

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