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04-21-2013, 02:11 AM
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Originally Posted by boris4c View Post
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.
The division of ethnic groups is inside Ukraine itself. Eastern Ukrainians and most of Crimeans are ethnic Russians. Western Ukrainians are Galicians who are Catholic and not ethnic Russians.

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