Tag: Vice
Macedonia 02.06.21 | 14:59

Amid his latest racketeering scandal, Vice Zaev throws a lavish tropical themed party for his wife’s birthday

In the midst of a new racketeering scandal, the Zaev family organized a tropical themed birthday party for Slavica Zaeva, Vice Zaev’s wife. The brother of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev is in the news after revelations that he was extorting money from a coal mining company that won a state contract. Censored...

Macedonia 29.05.21 | 09:35

Mickoski names ELEM director Vasko Kovacevski as a key figure in the latest racketeering scandal

During a TV interview on Friday evening, VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski discussed the major scandal which his party broke this week, implicating the Zaev family in extortion of a mining company from Bitola. Mickoski, who was director of the state run ELEM power company until Zaev grabbed power...

Macedonia 26.05.21 | 17:22

Censored report shows how Zaev’s brother Vice Zaev was extorting a coal mining company

The scandalous police report presented by opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski today reveals the manner in which Zoran Zaev’s brother Vice Zaev threatened businessmen whose public contracts he was after. You left a very bad impression. You claim you’re unavailable, off the grid, and you are...

Macedonia 05.07.20 | 16:08

VMRO on the latest audio leaks: The Zaev family made Macedonia a mafia state

The latest leaked audio conversation proves that Macedonia is ruled by a mafia family, that orders the torching of cars of opposition activists, and decides who gets to do business with cannabis, said VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Dimitar Arsovski, after the shocking leak that came out yesterday. In it, a mobster...

Macedonia 04.07.20 | 22:06

Nikoloski: We are ruled by bandits who destroy businesses and order cars to be set on fire

In Macedonia we have a ruling family that orders which businesses succeed and which fail, and that orders people’s cars to be set on fire, said VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski in Prilep, after the revelations in today’s leaked audio tape. Leaked tape shows henchmen of the...

Macedonia 04.07.20 | 19:14

Vice Zaev denies ordering the torching of an activist’s car, says he and his family are “honest Macedonians”

Vice Zaev, the brother of SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev, dismissed the allegations that he ordered the burning of a car of an opposition activist, contained in an audio leak that was shared today. In the leak, a henchman of the Zaev family from Bitola says that he was given the green light to burn the...

Macedonia 04.07.20 | 18:40

Leak involving Vice Zaev in the torching of an activist’s car raises question if he was also involved in a bomb attack against the opposition

The revelation of a shocking conversation, in which a henchman of the Zaev family says that the Zaevs approved the torching of a car owned by an outspoken opposition activist in Bitola, raised the question whether Zaev’s family was involved in the bomb attack against the bakery of VMRO-DPMNE Vice...

Macedonia 19.06.20 | 15:04

Anonymously posted audio tape allegedly shows the extortion of six million EUR in the name of Zoran and Vice Zaev

A day after the Racket sentencing, in which a key defendant said that the money his group extorted ended up with Zoran Zaev and his brother Vice Zaev, an audio leak seems to support the claim. Boki 13 opens Pandora’s box, accuses Zoran Zaev and his brother Vice The audio was published anonymously...

Macedonia 01.06.20 | 13:08

Racket trial: Boki 13’s lawyer asks the court why they ignored Zaev’s link to the racketeering group

In his closing arguments in the Racket trial, defense attorney Saso Dukoski reminded the public and the court that one of the defendants was seen in the company of Vice Zaev, the brother of former Prime Minister Zoran Zaev. He asked the court why is it that the court and the prosecution did not act upon...

Macedonia 25.04.20 | 15:01

Milososki announces that additional evidence of Zaev’s criminal activities is about to surface

VMRO-DPMNE official Antonio Milososki announced that the opposition party has received new evidence of corruption on the part of SDSM party leader Zoran Zaev, his brother Vice Zaev and Zaev’s top healthcare officials. Milososki already published several audio tapes that revealed that Zaev was closely...

Macedonia 20.02.20 | 16:46

Judge can’t say whether Vice Zaev is the man on the Racket surveillance video

Judge Vaska Nikolovska Masevska, who is leading the major Racket trial, called the press for a briefing following today’s hearing, to insist that she herself didn’t recognize Vice Zaev, Zoran Zaev’s brother, at one of the surveillance videos. The video caused a major new turn in the...

Macedonia 19.02.20 | 15:56

Vice Zaev denies ever meeting the Racket defendant Zoran Mileski

Two days after the revelation that Vice Zaev, Zoran Zaev’s brother, was meeting with one of the key suspects in the major Racket scandal, Zoran Zaev has remained silent on the issue. But today Vice Zaev issued an official denial. I publicly deny all these made up and fabricated allegations. Neither...

Macedonia 19.02.20 | 15:34

Mickoski: Zaev acts like he is the bankruptcy manager of Macedonia

Zoran Zaev has become the bankruptcy manager of Macedonia, with Katica Janeva and Vilma Ruskoska by his side as his main assistants, said VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski, as evidence of Zaev’s involvement in the major racketeering scandal grows daily. Zaev needs to respond what was he doing...

Macedonia 19.02.20 | 14:43

Nikoloski: Zoran and Vice Zaev need to reveal what where they doing with the Racket defendants

There is no other European country where the brother of the Prime Minister is seen meeting the perpetrators of a major corruption scandal. Zoran and Vice Zaev need to be held accountable for their links with the Racket scandal, said VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Aleksandar Nikoloski, after it was revealed...

Macedonia 18.02.20 | 12:51

Mickoski: Zaev’s brother met with one Racket defendant, while Zaev met with Katica Janeva before her arrest

Zoran Zaev’s brother Vice Zaev was meeting with one of the defendants in the Racket case. Surely they didn’t talk novels or poetry, I presume the topic of discussion were business deals, and inevitably, the racketeering scandal, said VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski, following an accidental...

Macedonia 17.02.20 | 14:26

The brother of a powerful politician was filmed with one of the Racket defendants

During the Racket hearing today, the prosecution revealed a video tape of one of the racketeering defendants Zoran Mileski – Zoki Kiceec sitting with the brother of a powerful poitician from the ruling majority. The video was half-concealed from the press which is following the trial and the prosecution...

Macedonia 04.01.20 | 17:04

Vecer: Boki 13 testified that he gave millions of euros to a close relative of Zoran Zaev

Vecer reports that two weeks ago the suspected racketeer Bojan Jovanovski – Boki 13 gave an additional testimony regarding the major Racket scandal, which appears to go all the way up to the top of the ruling SDSM party. Boki 13, who stands trial along with disgraced former Special Prosecutor Katica...

Macedonia 08.11.19 | 23:05

Businessman accuses Zaev’s brother of trying to snatch a valuable piece of land from him

Infomax reports that a Skopje businessman, who is the owner of a valuable piece of real-estate, was pressured by Vice Zaev, the brother of Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, to sell it below market value. Businessman Kiro Tosevski says that he valued the land at 4 million EUR, but faced all sorts of problems...

News 11.09.19 | 13:35

Zaev named a list of criminal allegations that must not be investigated, including the businesses of his brother Vice

A number of specific criminal allegations were discussed during the marathon late night meeting between the leaders of VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM, opposition source say, describing how Prime Minister Zoran Zaev wanted to avoid any serious investigation into alleged crimes perpetrated by himself and his associates. Zaev...

Macedonia 23.06.19 | 18:37

VMRO: A person pardoned for financial crimes now has direct access to the public finances

In its initial reaction following the announced Government reshuffle, the opposition VMRO-DPMNE party said that it falls far short of the announced purge and will serve merely to buy time for Zoran Zaev until the coming electoral defeat. The party notes that, with Zaev assuming the office of his own...

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