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Hardline Serb named mayor of Kosovan town

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Hardline Serb named mayor of Kosovan town

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Goran Rakic has been named mayor of the Serbian part of Mitrovica.

The hardline Serb won at the fourth attempt to elect a mayor of the Kosovan town, which is split along ethnic lines.

Previous votes failed due to violence. NATO and EU security forces were on high alert after masked men smashed polling stations during the intial poll in November.