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02/09/2020

Zoran Jaksić’s Last Hurrah in Peru

By Pavla Holcová and Stevan Dojčinović The world got a little smaller on July 17, 2016. That evening, television news reports in Peru and in Serbia were covering the very same story: A global drug trafficker who had switched among 40 identities to escape justice for years had finally been caught. […]
01/09/2020

Powerful Serbian-American Drug Traffickers May Have Ties to Intelligence Agencies

By Stevan Dojčinović, Pavla Holcová, and Alessia Cerantola Mileta Miljanić, a Bosnian-born U.S. citizen, is a wanted man in Italy and faces arrest if he so much as changes planes there. In New York, a 2003 federal indictment of Miljanić remains inexplicably open, with no apparent move to take him […]
07/05/2020

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 […]
07/05/2020

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 […]
04/10/2019

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 […]
15/04/2019

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 […]


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