Serbian revenue

December 20, 1997

A COURT in southern Serbia fined Snezana Velickovic $60 for calling Yugoslav Federation president and Serbian strong man Slobodan Milosevic a "thief and a swindler."

Serbia's shattered economy consists mostly of smuggling by thug friends of the strong man. If Serbia could manage to fine every Serb who thinks what Ms. Velickovic was heard to say, it could balance the budget.

Pub Date: 12/20/97

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