Parliament of Montenegro revoked immunity of leaders of pro-Russian opposition
On Monday, February 13, Chief Special Prosecutor of Montenegro Milivoje Katnić appealed to Montenegro’s Parliament with a request to lift parliamentary immunity of the leaders of the pro-Russian opposition, the Democratic Front’s Andrija Mandiić and Milan Knežević. Days later, Radio I Televizija Crne Gore reported that Parliament voted to do exactly that.
Before the vote, Speaker of the Parliament Ivan Brajović expressed hope that lifting the immunity of both deputies would speed up the investigation of the case. The decision to lift immunity from Mandiić and Knežević was approved unanimously. The opposition boycotted the meeting.
A letter from the Prosecutor stated that …read more