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THE OLDEST LAKE IN EUROPE IN SERIOUS DANGER

author: Goran Lefkov With the oldest and deepest lake in Europe, Ohrid is the most attractive destination for foreign tourists. With its natural beauty and cultural and historical monuments, Ohrid is known as the pearl of the Balkans. The nature has painstakingly been creating Ohrid’s beauty for millions of years. Dozens of endemic species that can be found only here and nowhere else in the world live in the...

SCOOP INVESTIGATION: OFFICIAL VEHICLES FOR PRIVATE PURPOSES

author: Goran Lefkov   Inspired by this case, the journalistic team of SCOOP began to investigate the use, that is misuse of official vehicles. SCOOP sent a request under free access to public information to the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy. SCOOP editorial staff received a reply containing the report on executive extraordinary inventory of the fleet in September 2016. It said that during the extraordinary inventory of...

Samsonenko: Successful in Macedonia-under scrutiny in Russia

DOCUMENTATION author: Goran Lefkov   His story for coming to Macedonia is full of coincidence. The Russian businessman Sergei Samsonenko has been attractive to the macedonian public, especially the journalists, since the moment when he registered the first firm in Skopje.  “So we went out, I saw, it was about 5th October, 2-3 days plus or minus, it should have been warm, but it was cold, it was very...

Political parties or business groups?

By donating 300 thousand denars, 44-year-old lawyer Arber Isaku decided, with his own financial resources, to contribute to the victory of the Democratic Union for Integration in the snap elections held in April 2014. He stands as one of the 13 contributors to the report of the State Audit Office. In those elections, DUI won 19 MPs and continued to be a partner in the VMRO-DPMNE government. Two years...

VMRO-DPMNE one of the richest parties in Europe

SCOOP in April this year published and mapped title deeds of all four main political parties in Macedonia. That article with supporting documents can be found here.   VMRO-DPMNE is a leader in Europe according to the square meters it possesses as a political party. It has 93 title deeds for party seats around the country with 33,238 square meters in buildings, agricultural land and pastures. According to the...