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"The Russian private military company "Wagner" is probably developing activities in our country," wrote the Serbian newspaper "Blitz".

The publication from our western neighbor referred to a post on the website of the far-right Serbian organization "People's Patrols" in a social network that appeared in a few hours.

"Relations between the Russian company and far-right groups in Serbia have been going on for years. However, recently it became known that the leader of "People's Patrols" Damian Knežević visited the owner of the Russian company Yevgeny Prigozhin in Moscow," Blitz added.

"Although it cannot be determined with 100 percent certainty whether Wagner has opened a subsidiary in our country, it can be assumed that people from the company live and operate on Serbian territory," the media also pointed out.

"Wagner" has three tasks in Serbia.

The first is the liquidation of the Russian liberals who fled to the country.

Currently, there are about 150,000 Russian citizens living in Serbia," the newspaper added and continued: The second is to destabilize the country to stop its path to the European Union, and the third task is to recruit veterans from the wars in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s of the last century to join Russia's invasion of Ukraine

According to the director of the non-governmental organization Euro-Atlantic Union in Serbia, Dragan Shormaz, "Wagner" has been present in the country for at least two years.

The most active participants in the clashes that accompanied the curfew protests outside the parliament in Belgrade in the summer of 2020 were people paid by Russia and trained by Wagner, he said.

Shormaz stated: These people must be found, convicted with all the rigor of the law.

After serving the sentences, if there are foreign citizens among them - they should be expelled from Serbia and prohibited from entering Serbia.

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