This is the latest accepted revision, russian language for children 10 years on 5 April 2018. This article is about the East Slavic ethnic group, regardless of country of citizenship.
For all citizens of Russia, regardless of ethnicity, see Citizenship of Russia and Demographics of Russia. East Slavic ethnic group native to Eastern Europe. The Russians share many cultural traits with their fellow East Slavic counterparts, specifically Belarusians and Ukrainians. They are predominantly Orthodox Christians by religion. There are two Russian words which are commonly translated into English as “Russians”. The former word refers to ethnic Russians, regardless of what country they live in and irrespective of whether or not they hold Russian citizenship. Finnish and Estonian names for Sweden: Ruotsi and Rootsi.