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Russian in Ukraine

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
7,678,000 Russian Christianity 67.00 % 1.80 %   

Russian in Ukraine

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Introduction / History
The Russians in Ukraine, who are the largest minority group, have lived for centuries in the land now known as Ukraine. In 1991, Ukraine declared independence from the Soviet Union and many Russians voted to become independent. However, the bright future became bleak as Russians felt uncomfortable by the Ukrainization campaigns.

In 2014, President Viktor Yanukovych fled to Russia amid giant protests. In the chaos, many Russians in Ukraine staged their own protests to secede from Ukraine. In Crimea, the Russian majority voted to join Russia on 16 March 2014.

Where are they located?
The Russians in Ukraine are located on the peninsula of Crimea and the Donbass region to the east (Donetsk, Kharkiv, etc). Recently, people in Crimea, who are mostly Russian, have voted to secede from the rest of Ukraine and join Russia. There is growing concern that the eastern regions will also secede.

What are their lives like?
Many live middle-class lifestyles similar to the rest of Europe. They are also proud of their Russian heritage and are afraid of Ukranization campaigns to wipe out their culture. In the face of recent events, they also fear certain possible scenarios between Ukraine and Russia.

What are their beliefs?
Many are Orthodox Christians.

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Country: Ukraine
Continent: Europe
Region: Eastern Europe and Eurasia
10/40 Window: No
Total Provinces on file:11
   
 
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
 
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Russian
People Name General: Russian
Alternate People Names:
EluosiOlossu
Russ
ROP3 Code: 108452
Joshua Project People ID: 14598
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 7,678,000
Population all Countries: 134,010,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Slav, Eastern
People Name General: Russian
Ethnic Code: CEW22j
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Russian (7,678,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): rus    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Orthodox
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity67.00 %(Evangelical: 1.80 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam4.00 % 
Non-Religious29.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent1.00 %
Protestant2.00 %
Orthodox96.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic1.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a larger relative representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 4   Greater than or equal to 2% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1815-1993
New Testament:
1821-1991Audio
Complete Bible: 1680-2011
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Central Asian (FC ...
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Holy Synod (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture (Talking Bibles)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFathers Love Letter
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Russian
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoRivka (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video: View in Russian
Film / VideoThe Prophets Story (Indigitube.tv)
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGeneral Ministry Resources
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
GeneralOpen-licensed Bible stories on mobile ap ...
Text / Printed MatterBible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed MatterBible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed MatterBible: Biblica's Russian
Text / Printed MatterBible: Synodal Bible
Text / Printed MatterBible: Synodal Bible (Protestant Version ...
Text / Printed MatterBible: Новый Завет: Совре ...
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterCartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed MatterChrist for the Nations
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Russian in Ukraine

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