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May 7, 2020

Gangsters and Hooligans: Key Players in the Balkan Cocaine Wars

By Bojana Jovanović and Stevan Dojčinović (KRIK) For years, Jovan Vukotić was a leader of a criminal gang that carved a bloody trail through the Balkans. But as he sat in a Serbian detention center in late 2019, he was so afraid of being murdered he had his girlfriend bring his […]
May 7, 2020

Bad Blood: A War Between Montenegrin Cocaine Clans Engulfs the Balkans

By Bojana Jovanović, Stevan Dojčinović and Svetlana Đokić. Additional reporting by Jared Ferrie and Dejan Milovac. A police officer, a football hooligan, and a Montenegrin gangster walk through a ski resort in the mountains of southern Serbia. Nine hours later, and halfway across the country, the gangster is dead in […]
October 4, 2019

How a Meeting on a Yacht May Have Changed Kosovo’s Political History

by Bojana Pavlovic and Stevan Dojcinovic In the summer of 2017, a secret encounter took place on a luxurious yacht moored in the coastal Montenegrin town of Budva. A photograph obtained by KRIK, OCCRP’s Serbian member center, shows three men and two women sitting on white leather sofas, enjoying a meal […]
April 15, 2019

Serbian President’s Brother Met With Infamous Criminal

By Stevan Dojčinović and Bojana Pavlović One day four years ago, in a traditional restaurant on Serbia’s Kopaonik mountain, two influential men held a meeting. One was from the world of politics, the other from organized crime. Photographs obtained by KRIK, OCCRP’s member center in Serbia, set the scene: Andrej […]
February 13, 2019

Disastrous Privatization by Influential Serbian Minister Goes Uninvestigated

By Jelena Radivojević Nenad Popovic, a nationalist Serbian minister known for his ties to the Kremlin, took part in a dubious privatization that drove a major electrical transformer manufacturer into bankruptcy and left over 300 of its employees jobless. Workers at the Minel Transformatori factory in an outlying part of […]
October 19, 2018

Serbian Businessman With Organized Crime Ties to Profit Big in Airport Deal

Stanko Subotic, a businessman twice indicted for cigarette smuggling and known for his links to an alleged drug lord, is set to make millions from the expansion of Belgrade’s airport. By Dragana Pećo and Stevan Dojčinović Serbia’s deal to expand Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla airport may soon become a windfall for […]


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