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Kosovo Arrests Two Serbs for Alleged Espionage

 A giant Kosovo flag in the centre of Pristina in June. Photo: EPA/VALDRIN XHEMAJ

"On this specific case, the Gjilan/Gnjilane Prosecution's Department for Serious Crimes, yesterday, on July 10, 2019, detained two persons of Serb nationality on the suspicion that they have committed the criminal offence of espionage," said Liridona Xheladini from the Gjilan/Gnjilane prosecution.

Balkan Drivers Find Viber Handy in Avoiding Police

Kosovo Police arrested two person on Wednesday suspected to be the creators of the Radar group on Viber, used by thousands of citizens to avoid the police controls and speeding fines across the country.

A group of more than 7,000 people joined a group over the past months whose members sent updates to each other about the location of the police in real time.

Arrested Russian UNMIK Staffer Leaves Kosovo for Serbia

A Russian member of the UN Mission in Kosovo who was injured while being arrested in a police operation in northern Kosovo on Tuesday has been sent to hospital in Serbia, UNMIK confirmed on Thursday.

Mikhail Krasnoshchenkov was sent to Belgrade from the Intensive Care Center in North Mitrovica, where he was being treated, UNMIK added.

Serbian Journalist’s Car Damaged in Kosovo Police Operation

Zoran Maksimovic told BIRN that police badly damaged his car while trying to remove one of the barricades set up by Serbs in the north of Kosovo during unrest sparked by an operation against organised crime suspects on Tuesday, despite the fact that the vehicle was identified with a 'Press' sign.

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