Administration for Security and Counterintelligence

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Administration for Security and Counterintelligence
Управа за безбедност и контраразузнавање (УБК)
Uprava za bezbednost i kontrarazuznavanje (UBK)
Agency overview
Formed 1995[1]
Preceding agencies
Jurisdiction World
Headquarters Skopje, Macedonia
Employees Classified
Annual budget Classified
Ministers responsible
Website www.mvr.gov.mk

The Administration for Security and Counterintelligence (Macedonian: Управа за безбедност и контраразузнавање), commonly referred to by the acronym UBK, is the domestic counterintelligence and security agency of the Republic of Macedonia.[2] Its headquarters are located in Skopje, and the agency is under jurisdiction of the Macedonian Ministry of Internal Affairs.[3]

The agency was founded in the People's Republic of Macedonia under the name Department for People's Protection OZNA, as the official security agency in the Macedonian socialist republic.[4] Officially, the Administration for Security and Counterintelligence, was founded in 1995 under the name Directorate for Security and Counterintelligence.[4]

Directors[edit]

# Portrait Name Mandate commenced on Mandate finished on Political Party
Before 1991 see: UDBA
State Security Administration
(Macedonian: Служба за Државна Безбедност)
1 Slobodan Bogoevski[5] 1991 1995 SDSM[6]
Directorate for Security and Counterintelligence
(Macedonian: Дирекција за Безбедност и Контраразузнавање)
2 Dobri Velichkovski[7][8] Ciganot 1995 1998 SDSM[6]
3 Zoran Verushevski [9][9][10][10] 1998 1998 none
4 Bojan Bojanovski[11] 1998 2001 Democratic Alternative[6]
5 Goran Mitevski[12] 2001 2002 VMRO-DPMNE[6]
6 Nikola Spasovski[13][14] 2002 2003 VMRO-DPMNE[6]
7 Siljan Avramovski 2003 2004 SDSM[6]
Administration for Security and Counterintelligence
(Macedonian: Управа за Безбедност и Контраразузнавање)
8 Mile Zechevikj 2004 2006 SDSM[6]
9 Sasho Mijalkov 2006 2015 VMRO-DPMNE[6]
10 Ljupco Andonovski 2015 2016 VMRO-DPMNE
11 Vladimir Atanasovski 2016 2017 VMRO-DPMNE
12 Goran Nikolovski 2017 present none [15]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] (Macedonian)
  2. ^ "Administration for Security and Counterintelligence (UBK)". Administration for Security of Classified Information of the Republic of Macedonia. 2009. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Profile on the Director of the Administration for Security and Counterintelligence". Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia. 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Profile on the Administration for Security and Counterintelligence of the Republic of Macedonia". Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia. 2011. Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  5. ^ faktor.mk Retrieved 18.05.2015 (Macedonian)
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h novamakedonija.com.mk 11.6.2009 Archived 2015-05-20 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 18.05.2015 (Macedonian)
  7. ^ vest.com.mk 4/15/2002 Retrieved 18.05.2015 (Macedonian)
  8. ^ utrinski.com.mk 16 октомври 2006 Retrieved 18.05.2015 (Macedonian)
  9. ^ a b vest.com.mk 5/17/2001 Retrieved 16.05.2015 (Macedonian)
  10. ^ a b vest.com.mk 11/11/2002 Retrieved 16.05.2015 (Macedonian)
  11. ^ vest.com.mk 2/3/2001 Retrieved 18.05.2015 (Macedonian)
  12. ^ makedonskosonce.com Archived May 18, 2015, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 16.05.2015 (Macedonian)
  13. ^ dnevnik.com.mk 18 март 2006 Retrieved 16.05.2015 (Macedonian)
  14. ^ utrinski.com.mk Retrieved 16.05.2015 (Macedonian)
  15. ^ Горан Николовски и Лазо Велковскисе новите директори на УБК и БЈБ 16.06.2017 Macedonian, Retrieved 17.06.2017

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