Milosevic widow, son could be tried in absentia on smuggling charges: Serb prosecutor Michael Sung at 9:53 AM ET
[JURIST] The widow and son of former Serbian president Slobodan Milosevic [JURIST news archive] could be tried in absentia on charges that the two organized a cigarette smuggling ring in Serbia during the 1990s, Serbian organized crime prosecutor Miljko Radisavljevic said Tuesday. Mirjana Markovic [BBC profile; Interpol warrant] and her son Marko Milosevic [Interpol warrant] currently reside in Russia and have been granted refugee status by the Russian government. Markovic is also being investigated for her alleged involvement in the 2000 assassination of former Serbian President Ivan Stambolic.
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