Kosovo Organ Sales Probed

Russia has begun its own investigation into allegations that senior commanders of the rebel Kosovo Liberation Army, including Kosovo's Prime Minister Hashim Thaci, were involved in illegal organ trafficking during Kosovo's war for independence from Serbia.

An EU prosecutor in Kosovo has indicted a Turkish and an Israeli national in June for involvement in an international ring that duped people including Russian citizens into donating kidneys that were transplanted into wealthy recipients. Thaci has denied involvement.

(AP)


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