Secrets Of The Serbian Assassins

Serbia's slain Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic was never terribly popular. But he was the closest thing his country had to a reformer in its political ranks. He had plans for fixing the economy. And he had plans for cleaning up the security forces that were tainted by their role during the bloody rule of strongman Slobodan Milosevic.

Turns out the Prime Minister's killers had grand plans of their own. These plans, as described to TIME by police officials wrapping up their investigation into the plot, only began with the March 12 assassination. After the hit, the conspirators decided they would...

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