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Russians: East Slavic ethnic group
Russians are an East Slavic ethnic group and nation native to European Russia and other parts of Eastern Europe ; they are the most numerous ethnic group in Europe. The majority of ethnic Russians live in the Russian Federation, but notable minorities exist in other former Soviet states such as Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Ukraine and the Baltic states. A large Russian diaspora has developed all over the world, with notable numbers in the United States, Germany, Brazil, and Canada. The culture of the ethnic Russian people has a long tradition and it is a foundation for the modern culture of the whole of Russia. The Russian language originally was the language of ethnic Russians. They are historically Orthodox Christians by religion.

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With sanitizing gel at hand, major chess tournament continues [Video]

With sanitizing gel at hand, major chess tournament continues

Day three of the Candidates Tournament again sees competitors and officials take coronavirus precautions.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:37Published
Russians amuse in creative home-made sledge riding [Video]

Russians amuse in creative home-made sledge riding

Russians competed in a downhill competition for the most creative home-made sledge on Sunday. View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:48Published
3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian to face trial for alleged involvement downing of MH17 [Video]

3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian to face trial for alleged involvement downing of MH17

The trial is opening Monday of three Russians and a Ukrainian charged with multiple counts of murder for their alleged involvement in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:42Published
Trump's National Security Adviser Makes Unproven Claims That Russia Wants Bernie Sanders To Win The 2020 Election [Video]

Trump's National Security Adviser Makes Unproven Claims That Russia Wants Bernie Sanders To Win The 2020 Election

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Robert O’Brien talked about Russia and Sen. Bernie Sanders. He said Russia would like to see Sanders elected president because he’d cut military..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign [Video]

Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders warned Russia on Friday to stay out of the 2020 presidential race after U.S. officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign. Produced by..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published
Russians Next To Be Evacuated From China As Coronavirus Fears Mount [Video]

Russians Next To Be Evacuated From China As Coronavirus Fears Mount

Reuters reports Russia is going to begin pulling its citizens out of China next week. China faced mounting isolation from international travel curbs and flight suspensions on Saturday. The death toll..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

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