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Russians, Ukrainians, Poles

Belarusians are an East Slavic ethnic group. Most live in Belarus, and smaller communities live in Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Kazakhstan, Poland, Lithuania, Moldova, and others. According to population census of 2019, there were 7,990,719[1] belarusians in Belarus. About 600,000 Americans have Belarusian ancestry.[2]

Language[change | change source]

About 70% of Belarusians speak Russian at home, while only 26% speak Belarusian at home.[3]

Notable Belarusians[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "National Statistics Committee presents data on ethnic". TV channel «Belarus 24». Retrieved 2022-11-11.
  2. Garnett, Sherman W. (1999). Belarus at the Crossroads. Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. ISBN 978-0-87003-172-4.
  3. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-18. Retrieved 2012-08-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)