Sunday 1 July 2012
June 28, 2012
Serbian Nationalist Named Premier-Designate On Country's Sacred Day
On the Serbian calendar, one day looms far larger than all the others. For centuries, June 28 -- which Orthodox Christians mark as St. Vitus Day -- has witnessed some of the most dramatic events in Serbian history. And Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic chose this red-letter day for Serbian nationalism to name an ardent nationalist and former ally of Slobodan Milosevic as the country's prime minister-designate.