Social structure, diet, religion, end-of-life issues are covered in this profile of health and medical care issues experienced by Vietnamese in Minnesota.
Worldwide Spanish Speaking Population (by regions and countries) Population (Number of People) Percentage of the Total Spanish Speaking Population
Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Populations Are Exploding. New research: “Global proliferation of cephalopods” Summary: Human activities have substantially changed the world’s oceans in recent decades, altering marine food …
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Russian (Russian: ру́сский язы́к, tr. rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language and an official language in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and many or unrecognised territories throughout Eurasia (particularly in Eastern Europe, the Baltics, the Caucasus, and Central Asia).
In Azerbaijan Russian has no official status, but is a lingua franca of the country. According to estimates from Demoskop Weekly, in 2004 there were 250,000 native speakers of Russian in the country, and 2 million active speakers.
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.
The “traditional” view is that Eastern European Jews descend almost entirely from French and German Jews. This essay presents the pros and cons of the controversial “Khazar theory” of Eastern European Jewish origins and will attempt to provide a likely middle-ground solution to the question.
The Ancestry Composition report uses two types of reference populations to uncover your ancestry: regional populations that represent ancestry from several hundred years ago, and country populations that represent more recent ancestor locations.
Russian Language History. The Russian language is a Slavic language stemming from the Indo-European language branch. Its closest relatives in terms of language and grammar are Ukrainian and Belarusian, also members of …