Tag: UBK
Macedonia 14.03.19 | 19:34

SDSM led police structures file charges against four UBK officials and employees

Police has arrested four officials and employees of the UBK – the main security service in the Macedonian Interior Ministry, on charges of embezzlement. According to media reports, these include people from the staff of former UBK director Saso Mijalkov, who was himself recently detained on one...

Macedonia 20.02.19 | 23:06

Nikoloski: It is a problem that the UBK director will again be appointed by the government

After the adoption of the law, these days we will come out with a detailed analysis and I can say the initial observations. First, I think it is good that the government has entered the process of intelligence reform because it is one of the demands that we have from NATO and the European Union. But...

Macedonia 28.12.18 | 14:22

The secret police is wiretapping the President, his associates and his family

President Gjorge Ivanov accused the UBK secret service of wiretapping his office and his family, as part of its attempts to influence political outcomes in favor of the Government. UBK is the source of our political, institutional and security crises. Instead of upholding the law, the UBK is operating...

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...