Criminal charges against Hidro-Tan owner for threatening dropped

Criminal charges against Hidro-Tan owner for threatening dropped

20 July 2018, 13:20

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The Basic Public Prosecutor’s Office in Leskovac dropped the criminal charges against Dragan Klisura, owner of Hidro-Tan and co-owner in the company Eco Energo Group, together with Nikola Petrović, best man of Serbia’s president Aleksandar Vučić

By: Dina Đorđević, Vladimir Kostić

From Nigerian scheme to clandestine EPS procurement worht milions

Within two EPS tenders for restoration of small hydro power plants, company Hidro-Tan received almost €5 million as the only bidder. Today's leaders in the area of renewable energy sources, Hidro-Tan owned by Dragan Klisura and Eco Energo Group, co-owned by Nikola Petrović, Aleksandar Vučić's best man, initiated their development through a company belonging to Energoprojekt company, with suspected hidden ownership. Energorpojekt filed criminal charges for abuse of office and money laundering against former managers and employees in its companies, including Klisura; the charges were later dropped

18 July 2018, 08:18

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Eligible media – privileged media

At yesterday’s panel, CINS interviewees spoke about the functioning of Tanjug news agency, manners in which media outlets close to authorities are financed, as well as the pressures faced by independent media newsrooms

31 May 2018, 14:31

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Millions from media competitions for the Srpski telegraf and Informer

Pro-governmental tabloid papers - Srpski telegraf and Informer - received the total of 23.05 million dinars through open calls for media financing, despite frequent violations of the Code of ethics of journalists of Serbia. The commissions which were deciding on allocation of funds ignored all reprimands pronounced against them by the Press Council

29 May 2018, 12:29

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State institutions paid Tanjug more than 114 million dinars

Regardless of the unclear grounds for its operation and millions of dinars which the state paid for its closing, institutions and public companies conclude commercial contracts with Tanjug based on public procurement – including procurements in which Tanjug wins the assignment without competition

26 May 2018, 08:26

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Coal combustion: In Kostolac every fourth day not for breathing

Coal-combusting thermal plants, the main source of air pollution in Serbia, have impact on the number of patients suffering from respiratory and cardiac diseases. Although emissions of harmful substances from Kostolac exceed the permitted limits by up to five times, Serbia continues to invest in unclean lignite as the source of energy

30 April 2018, 11:30

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EPS: Irresponsible to detriment of citizens

Over the last 10 years, EPS had to pay almost €15.8 million for its delay in utilization of 13 international loans. This also includes the most valuable project of Serbian electric power industry, construction of the desulphurization plant in the Nikola Tesla Thermal power plant in Obrenovac, which was delayed for five years although Serbia took the loan from Japan back in 2011


28 April 2018, 09:28

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