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Kostunica Profile

Yugoslavia's new President, Vojislav Kostunica, has never held office before. He will preside over a still-divided country, with allies of Slobodan Milosevic still in powerful places. The opposition coalition that swept him to power has shown a tendency to fragment. The state treasury is nearly empty, and the Yugoslav economy is in shambles. NPR's Tom Gjelten profiles the new Yugoslav leader and highlights the difficulties he will face in the coming weeks and months. .

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