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04-20-2013, 10:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Yakushev72 View Post
Actually, Belarusian is a nationality, but not an ethnicity. Belarusians and Russians are essentially the same ethnicity, along with Ukrainians. Any genetic differences among the Eastern Slavic branch of humanity are too small to classify.
Putting aside genetics, those are clearly different ethnic groups, especially the Ukrainians. If we would be going by genetics then you would that all kinds of ethnic groups are "too small to classify". Ethnic groups are not about genetics, and is often based on language, religion, culture and so on.

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