Large scale police raids in northern Kosovo on Tuesday resulted in the ‘successful’ arrest of numerous Kosovo Police officials for smuggling and organized crime, sparking declarations of military readiness from Serbia to protect Serbs in Kosovo.
Kosovo Police report one wounded and ten arrested on Tuesday morning as an operation to tackle contraband in Zubin Potok, North Mitrovica and Leposavic is underway.
Preliminary results show that candidates from Belgrade-backed Srpska Lista, the main ethnic Serb party in Kosovo, won by a landslide in four municipalities in northern Kosovo where snap mayoral elections were held on Sunday.
2018 for Kosovo Serbs was marked by fear, intimidation, and uncertainty, and 2019 does not look like it is going to be any different.
Four mayors from northern municipalities in Kosovo that resigned from their position in November last year continue to be paid through the state’s budget, BIRN has discovered.