Unrest in Kosovo

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.