Investigations

September 21, 2017

Defense Minister Vulin Can’t Explain Origins of More Than €200,000 in Cash

Serbia’s Defense Minister, Aleksandar Vulin, told the country’s anti-corruption agency that his wife’s aunt from Canada lent the couple more than €200,000 to buy their Belgrade apartment, but submitted unconvincing evidence for his claim. When questioned by the agency about his ability to afford the 107 square meter property, Vulin’s […]
September 12, 2017

Land Illegally acquired by Belgrade Mayor returned to state

A Serbian court ruled that ten hectares of land illegally acquired by Belgrade’s mayor and his father 12 years ago must be returned to the state, KRIK reported Monday. The ruling is not final and may be appealed By:Bojana Pavlović, Nataša Marković The affair came to light two years ago when the […]
July 20, 2017

Serbian President’s Party Tied to Football Hooligans

Written by Bojana Pavlović and Stevan Dojčinović The official photos of the May 31 inauguration of Aleksandar Vucic present an idyllic scene  —  for good reason. Even as Serbia’s new president pledged to do his utmost to preserve “human and minorities’ rights and freedoms,” men outside the building were forcefully […]
July 4, 2017

Serbia and Montenegro: Only Four Gang-related Murders Solved in Five Years

Authorities in Serbia and Montenegro have in the past five years solved only four out of 83 murders that appear to be gang-related. A database called “The Black Book“, which was put together by Crime and Corruption Reporting Network – KRIK and Radio Free Europe, shows that in more than […]
June 5, 2017

Serbia’s Involvement in the Macedonian Crisis

Serbian journalist and MP Miroslav Lazanski was involved in a coordinated propaganda campaign along with members of Serbia’s intelligence service, the BIA, aimed at mobilizing public support for Macedonia’s ex-Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and Russia in Macedonia, intercepted conversations and other leaked intel from Macedonian intelligence show. Lazanski describes these […]

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