Montenegro’s parliament voted on Wednesday to strip an opposition leader of immunity, paving the way for the public prosecutor to question him as part of an investigation into an alleged Russian-backed plot to overthrow the government.
On election day last October, authorities arrested 20 people accused of planning armed attacks against state institutions and a foiled plot to assassinate of the former prime minister Milo Djukanovic in order to bring an opposition figure to power.
The special prosecutor said the alleged coup was backed by Russian nationalists.
Forty-two deputies allied with Djukanovic’s coalition in the 81-seat parliament voted to strip Andrija Mandic, leader …read more
Source: Voice of America