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analysis 03 Feb 12

Twitter Bug Grabs Serbia's Vote-Hungry Politicians

As a general election looms, politicians are scrambling for votes on social networks - but not all of them seem to have understood the idea.

By Bojana Barlovac
BIRN
Belgrade
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Election Background

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Serbian Elections 2012: What's at stake

This spring almost 7 million Serbians are entitled to vote in presidential, general, provincial and local elections. 

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Two Decades of Election Tumult in Serbia

Since the renewal of multi-party politics in 1990 power has oscillated between a variety of parties in Serbia and votes have often followed by allegations of frauds and protests. 

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Key Parties in Serbia

Twelve years after the overthrow of Slobodan Milosevic, the scene has changed significantly as parties rise, fall and change their minds. See Balkan Insight's profiles of Serbia's ruling and opposition parties.

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Serbian Presidential Elections Since 1990

Since the first multi-party elections were held in 1990, Serbia has often had acting heads of state, while many of those elected ended their terms before their mandates expired.

Quotes

"Tycoons want to see my back"

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