Tag: verusevski
Macedonia 05.12.19 | 15:41

Spy chief Verusevski bought a luxury apartment for 165.000 EUR

Zoran Verusevski, the notorious secret police officer who was at the center of both the 2000 and 2015 wiretapping scandals, causing major political and security crises in Macedonia, has reportedly purchased an apartment worth 165.000 EUR in a luxury complex in Skopje. According to the Netpress news site,...

Macedonia 04.11.19 | 14:48

Notorious spy chief Verusevski awarded 42.000 EUR in damages

Zoran Verusevski, the former spy chief involved in both the 2000 and the 2015 wiretapping scandals which created serious political and security crises in Macedonia, received 42.000 EUR in damages from the court because of his arrest in 2015. Verusevski spent nearly a year in prison on charges that he...

Macedonia 28.10.19 | 14:46

The spy chief who brought Zaev to power now wants the state to pay him 70.000 EUR in damages

Former spy chief Zoran Verusevski, who is believed to have been the main perpetrator of both the 2000 and 2015 wiretapping scandals, which plunged Macedonia into dramatic security crises and led to constitutional redefining of the country, is seeking 70.000 EUR in damages from the state. Verusevski,...

Macedonia 10.10.19 | 19:55

Verusevski’s latest testimony offers no answers to the many questions he raised

Spy chief Zoran Verusevski, who is seen as the main person behind both the 2000 and the 2015 wiretapping scandals, and their subsequent security and political crises, gave a convoluted testimony at the Skopje courthouse today. Verusevski did not address directly his earlier scandalos claim that the wiretaps...

Macedonia 01.10.19 | 12:27

As the 2015 narrative continues to crumble, Gruevski comments on the latest Zaev, Verusevski, Doncev and Kezarovski revelations

Former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski spoke out on several latest scandals that continue to challenge the official narrative built up for the purposes of the 2015 colored revolution. In a lengthy Facebook post, Gruevski speaks about the latest doubts raised over the veracity of the 2015 cache of wiretaps...

Macedonia 30.09.19 | 16:07

It’s too late for Verusevski to disentangle himself from Zaev and the wiretaps, ex SDSM official says

The histories of Zoran Zaev and Zoran Verusevski are so intertwined it really makes no difference who will the wiretapping scandal will blow up with, says former SDSM party official Ivor Mickovski, about the latest revelations over the 2015 political crisis. Former spy chief Verusevski, who was instrumental...

Macedonia 27.09.19 | 15:57

Zaev hopes that Verusevski will alter his statement that the 2015 wiretaps were “heavily modified”

In his interview with the Voice of America, Zoran Zaev sought to paper over the shocking statement by his security adviser and former spy chief Zoran Verusevski, who said that the tapes Zaev used to seize power were “heavily modified”. Zaev’s spy chief distances himself from the 2015...

Macedonia 25.09.19 | 13:46

Spy vs spy: Lazarevski insists his actions were “transparent” following shocking comments from his superior Zoran Verusevski

Gjoko Lazarevski, one of the rogue UBK intelligence officers who were charged with abusing the surveillance systems and secretly recording conversations of Government officials, made a short comment after the entire official narrative about his “exploits” was undermined by the main suspect...

Macedonia 25.09.19 | 13:05

Even after Verusevski’s shock confession, prosecutor Fetai says that his illegal wiretaps should still be used as evidence

Prosecutor Fatime Fetai, who was one of the top deputies to disgraced Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, said that the major blow against their cache of evidence inflicted by former spy chief Zoran Verusevski will not affect the on-going trials. Verusevski shocked the public earlier this week when, while...

Macedonia 24.09.19 | 16:45

SDSM struggles to defend the official narrative about the 2015 wiretapping scandal after its own security chief pokes a huge hole in it

Following the shocking testimony by former spy chief Zoran Verusevski, who acknowledged that the tapes the SDSM party used in its power grab that started in 2015 were tampered, the party spokesman insisted today that the so-called “bombs” were legitimate. Following the arrest of Special Prosecutor...

Macedonia 23.09.19 | 14:51

Zaev’s spy chief distances himself from the 2015 wiretapping scandal, admits that the tapes were manipulated

Zoran Verusevski, the former UBK intelligence agency chief who was instrumental in both the 2000 and 2015 wiretapping scandal that had far reaching consequences for Macedonia, today tried to distance himself from the more recent scandal, insisting that the final say in the on-going political crisis belonged...

Macedonia 18.07.19 | 23:13

SDSM appoints 2015 wiretapping suspect Zoran Verusevski as head of its Interior affairs committee

Following the meeting of its Central Committee, that was held in the shadow of the major corruption scandal involving Special Prosecutor Katica Janeva, the SDSM party appointed notorious former intelligence chief Zoran Verusevski as the head of its Interior affairs committee. Verusevski was reportedly...