Company for research, analysis and marketing "CIA" DOOEL Skopje was established in 2011 as a marketing agency. During the rule of VMRO-DPMNE from 2006 to 2016, "CIA" conducted polls in which the ruling party had a large advantage over the oppositional SDSM.

"Infomax", the media owned "CIA DOOEL", was close to the previous government led by VMRO-DPMNE.

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Limited liability company

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Online publishing and marketing


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Aleksandar Mitovski

Is a law graduate. He was hired as a teaching assistant at the “Iustinianus Primus" Faculty of Law. He started his career neither as a lawyer nor as a journalist, but rather became involved in politics. In 2011, he became part of the then newly formed opposition party "United for Macedonia", of the former interior minister, Ljube Boskoski. In that same year, he founded the company "CIA DOOEL", which is the founder of the "Infomax" portal.
He is the editor-in-chief of the "Infomax" portal and the author of the show called "Difficult Conversations" which is broadcast on the YouTube channel of the portal where the main guests are politicians from the opposition.
He is a vocal critic of the ruling SDSM and a big supporter of the opposition VMRO-DPMNE, but not of its leader Hristijan Mickoski.
Mitovski is the husband of political activist and columnist Natalija Ivceva.
Mitovski was given a suspended prison sentence for revealing an official secret by publishing the testimony of businessman Orce Kamchev given during the investigation of the Prosecutor's Office for the prosecution of organized crime and corruption, called "Racket".


Address: Majski manifest' No. 1000 Skopje



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Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

95.905 $ /5.62 Mln. MKD

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

36.348 $ / 2.13 Mln. MKD

Advertising (in % of total funding)

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The ownership structure and the financial reports are based on data recived from Central registry of the Republic of North Macedonia. The documents were received on 01.08.2023 based on a government decision from 2017 for free access for investigative journalists. The financial information is for 2022. For the calculation of the amounts in US dollars, the average exchange rate for 2022 from the National Bank of the Republic of North Macedonia was used.

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