Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Junakovic
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According to the Prosecutor’s office of Montenegro, in the assassination of Prime Minister Milo Janukovich and the attempted coup suspected citizens of Russia Eduard Shirokov and Vladimir Popov
The Russians Eduard Vladimirovich Shirokov and Vladimir Popov organized criminal group, whose aim was the assassination of Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Djukanovic and the attempted coup. This is with reference to the Prosecutor’s misleading Vijesti.
In accordance with their plan, on election night in front of the Parliament building was supposed to start riots, to direct clashes with the police had the Brat dikic the members of the “Democratic front”, whose identity is not yet established, the newspaper writes.
The prosecutors also claim that Shirokov and priests met in Moscow on 26 September with the leader of the nationalist organization “Serbian wolves” Alexander (Sasha) Sindzhelich, which outlined to him his plan and instructed to organize the riots. They also gave him at least €200 thousand for the purchase of weapons and uniforms.
The Russians also gave will Cinjenicu two phones Lenovo, one of whom asked me to give Dinicu, that he, in turn, gave the phone to a person from the “Democratic front”, which is included in the building of the Parliament, said the Montenegrin Prosecutor’s office.
October 16, Montenegro held parliamentary elections. Later, the authorities announced the detention of citizens of Serbia who were going to sabotage at the end of voting, and thereby to provoke unrest to seize power. After a while, Serbian media reported that among the detainees were citizens of Russia. The Russian “Kommersant” quoted the newspaper Danas, according to which several Russian citizens were deported from Serbia “for participation in the preparation of terrorist acts in Montenegro.”
As wrote “Kommersant”, during a routine visit of the head of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev in the Serbian capital Belgrade could discuss this scandal and deportation of Russians. Last week The Guardian, talking about the arrest of the conspirators, wrote that Patrushev allegedly apologized for the incident, stressing that the Russian authorities have no relation to the detained Russian nationalists. The Ministry of foreign Affairs and the apparatus of the security Council denied the publication The Guardian.
In early November, the Prosecutor of Montenegro Milivoje Katnic said that the group consisted of citizens of Serbia and Russia, had planned the murder of the Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic. “Organizers of this criminal group were nationalists from Russia, whose initial premise and the conclusion was that the government of Montenegro, led by Milo Djukanovic, cannot be replaced in the elections and that it should be overthrown by force,” said the Prosecutor, stating that the conspirators were willing to kill the Prime Minister Djukanovic.
According to prosecutors, the nationalists sought the rise to power of the opposition party, but the name of the party he did not name, as the names of the detainees.
The Kremlin declared innocence to the events in Montenegro. “Of course, we categorically reject the possibility of official involvement in whatever the attempts of the organization of any illegal actions” — said on 7 November, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. A Russian foreign Ministry back in October called “fiction” information about the deportation of Russians from Serbia.
9 November, “Kommersant” told about the interrogation of the leader of the “Serbian wolves” Alexander Sindzhelich, during which he said that the organization of the conspiracy in Montenegro it has attracted “two nationalists from Russia.” From the testimony of a Serbian nationalist was that the Russians were conducting “General management of the operation.” He met with them, “apparently” during the fighting in the East of Ukraine, wrote the publication.