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04-22-2013, 10:50 AM
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I wouldn't quite say that, Serbians and many Montenegrins have genetic differences from many Slavs.
Not that it is has anything to do with hockey, but anthropologists classify Slavs into 3 different groups: South (Serbians, Montenegrins, etc.), West (Poles, Czechs, Slovaks) and East (Russians, Belarusians, Ukrainians). The Wikipedia page suggests that the South Slavs are more distinct genetically than the other 2 groups. The East and West groups are substantially different in terms of language, alphabet, religion, etc.
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