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TAKING AIM: Serbian police enter a Belgrade housing complex belonging to one of the suspected Djindjic plotters

The killers of Zoran Djindjic, it turns out, had quite a plan. It started with the death of the Serbian Prime Minister on March 12, but did not end there. After the Djindjic hit, the conspirators planned to lie low while the government teetered; then they would strike again — first Foreign Minister Goran Svilanovic, then two top Djindjic aides. As panic spread, the special forces unit known as the Red Berets — some of whose commanders carried out the Djindjic murder — would step forward, posing as guardians of the peace. They would urge calm, and dispatch letters to local...

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