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Serbians Wait for Prosperity 10 Years After Milosevic Arrest

Ljubica Mladic, a 76-year-old pensioner, says Serbia should join the European Union. Ljubica Rovic, an unemployed wallpaper hanger, says it shouldn’t. Mladic favors capital from abroad; Rovic wants foreign banks to leave.

The two women, who were window-shopping in Belgrade’s three-year-old Usce shopping mall, agree on one thing: The former Yugoslav republic is floundering.