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Dodging Prosecution, Ratko Mladic’s Wartime Associates Live Freely in Serbia

The death of Milorad Pelemis, wartime commander of the Bosnian Serb Army's notorious 10th Sabotage Detachment, on April 23 in Serbia received major coverage in the country, with many domestic media stressing what they described as his "heroic" actions during the Bosnian war.

"Kosovo is not ready to negotiate borders"

US Special Envoy for the Western Balkans Matthew Palmer adds that he believes that there are much more productive areas for discussion at this moment that need to be addressed.
Such as, for example, missing persons, an area around which both parties can reach an agreement.

Vučić with Lajčák: The goal is to improve relations

Half an hour later, Special Envoy of the State Department for the Western Balkans, Matthew Palmer joined the meeting in the residence of the President of Republic of Serbia.

Serbian Prosecutors Urge Probe of Alleged Graft Link to Minister

Nebojsa Stefanovic. Photo: EPA/JANOS MARJAI.

The Prosecutor's Office for Organised Crime told BIRN on Thursday that it has asked the Interior Ministry's Service for the Fight against Organised Crime to probe allegations that a company connected to Defence Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic's father bought weapons at preferential prices from the state arms manufacturer Krusik.

Serbian Nordeus sold for an incredible sum: "I was very distrustful" VIDEO

Nordeus was founded only 11 years ago and has reached this value because it is one of the fastest growing European companies. How did Nordeus manage to achieve such success? What is the further perspective of the IT industry?
The founder of Startit, Vukasin Stojkov, reminded that Nordeus was presented to the Serbian public for the first time at the conference in 2011.

Farewell to FT1P?

This register enables faster and more efficient performance of administrative tasks. It is one of the four basic registers on which the development of modern e-government is based. All personal data of citizens are now in one place.

Negative rapid test sufficient to enter Slovenia as of Monday

Ljubljana – The government has changed the decree on the conditions for entering Slovenia to recognise a negative rapid antigen test in addition to a negative PCR test. The change enters into force on 5 June and is valid until 13 June, the government said in a press release. Some measures in the services sector have also been relaxed.

Crossing Borders: In a Belgrade Café, Codes, Cash and a Cut for the State

According to five sources, as well as notes seen by BIRN written by an informant of Serbia's Military Intelligence Agency, VOA, who was allegedly also involved in smuggling, the Mesopotamia is the Serbian branch of a string of 'offices' or 'banks' along the route from the Middle East to Western Europe taken by refugees and migrants fleeing war, poverty and repression.

Serbia Starts Production of Russian Sputnik V Vaccine on June 4

Belgrade's Institute of Virology, Vaccines and Sera "Torlak" will officially start producing Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine on Serbian soil on Friday, June 4, the press service of Serbian Innovation and Technological Development Minister Nenad Popovic, who also chairs the parliamentary friendship group with Russia, told TASS on Wednesday.

North Macedonia Busts Migrant-Smuggling Ring

North Macedonia's police searched 11 premises in the capital Skopje and in the towns of Veles, Stip, Strumica and Valandovo on Wednesday, arresting six suspected members of a migrant-smuggling group.

Three more suspects are still being sought, police said.

Serbia Aims to Scrutinise Bosnia’s International Overseer

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Wednesday that from now on, Belgrade wants to see regular reports from the High Representative, the official tasked with overseeing the implementation of the 1995 Dayton peace deal that ended the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.