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Tomislav Nikolic, left, the nationalist Serbian Progressive Party leader and presidential candidate, and his wife, Dragica, center, cast their ballots at the presidential runoff elections in Belgrade, Serbia, Sunday, May 20, 2012. Serbians voted Sunday in a presidential runoff election that pits pro European Union Boris Tadic against nationalist Tomislav Nikolic who wants closer ties with Russia and is threatening protests if he loses because of alleged ballot rigging. (AP Photo/ Marko Drobnjakovic)

Serb rightist wins presidency

May 21, 2012

Opposition leader Tomislav Nikolic, last in power when Slobodan Milosevic's Serbia was bombed by NATO in 1999, was elected president on Sunday and pledged to keep the former Yugoslav republic moving towards the European Union.