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A move toward Montenegrin independence would cause Serbian public opinion to focus inward and would likely be the first step in the process towards true democratic evolution. Russia is not likely to support Montenegrin independence and Russia is unlikely to take decisive action to save the Yugoslav Federation. The removal of Slobodan Milosevic from power will have a modest impact on the prospects for maintaining independence.
Sofansky, Octavian; Bowers, Stephen R.; Cameron, Stephanie E.; and Doss, Jr., Marion T., "Montenegro: Vassal or Sovereign?" (2001). Faculty Publications and Presentations. Paper 70.