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Serbs Demand New National Anthem

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Serbs Demand New National Anthem

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Serbs Demand New National Anthem

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The citizens of Serbia-Montenegro have fallen out of love with the national anthem they inherited from Yugoslavia, to the point that it is greeted with jeers when played at sports venues. The federal parliament in Belgrade is racing to approve a new anthem before the Olympics begin next week. But as the BBC's Matthew Prodger tells host Scott Simon, they might not win this race.

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