• PEOPLE NAME: RUSSIANS OF ITALY

Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Slav, Eastern

Language: Russian - (rus)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Italy

Also found in: Argentina; Australia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Belgium; Bulgaria; Canada; Chile; China; Cuba; Cyprus; Czechia; Estonia; Finland; France; Georgia; Germany; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Latvia; Lithuania; Madagascar; Moldova; Mozambique; Netherlands; North Korea; Peru; Poland; Russia; Svalbard; Sweden; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; United Kingdom; United States; Uzbekistan; Venezuela

Population: 39,500

Global Population: 132,087,900


PEID: 350

ROP: 108452

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Russians of Italy, numbering 39,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Slav, Eastern people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 132,087,900 in 40 countries. Their primary language is Russian. The primary religion practiced by the Russians is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.


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