Support The Moscow Times!

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.


Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

The Moscow Times’ team of journalists has been first with the big stories on the coronavirus crisis in Russia since day one. Our exclusives and on-the-ground reporting are being read and shared by many high-profile journalists.

We wouldn’t be able to produce this crucial journalism without the support of our loyal readers. Please consider making a donation to The Moscow Times to help us continue covering this historic time in the world’s largest country.