Bosnian and Serbian companies provided heavy machinery, buses and trucks that were used during the Srebrenica deportations and massacres in July 1995 and the subsequent cover-up operation, but none of them has ever been held accountable.
Leaders of the Union of Donbas Volunteers, which has recruited paramilitary volunteers from the Balkans to fight for Moscow-backed separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, are hoping to run in alliance with the ruling party in upcoming parliamentary elections in Russia.
Serbs who fought for Moscow-backed militias in the conflict in eastern Ukraine say they are ready to take up arms again as a massive Russian military build-up on the border raises fears of more violence.
History textbooks for secondary school pupils in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s two ethnically-dominated entities and in Serbia give different accounts of what happened during the 1990s Bosnian war, further entrenching divisions through children’s education.
The New Energy company, co-owned by a founder of the Bosnian branch of the pro-Putin Night Wolves Russian bikers’ club, has failed to meet all the deadlines in a government contract to build a hydropower plant near Han Pijesak.
Almir Dzinic, who was sentenced to one year in prison back in 2016 for going to fight in Syria, has been arrested for robbery in the village of Srednje, near Ilijas, the Sarajevo Cantonal Prosecution told BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina.