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White Ruthenia (in white) within the Grand Duchy of Lithuania as depicted by the French cartographer Henri Chatelain in a map from 1712

White Ruthenia (Church Slavonic: Бѣла Роусь, romanized: Bela Rous';[citation needed] Belarusian: Белая Русь, romanized: Biełaja Ruś; Polish: Ruś Biała; Russian: Белая Русь, romanized: Belaya Rus'; Ukrainian: Біла Русь, romanized: Bila Rus') alternatively known as Russia Alba, White Rus' or White Russia, is an archaism[1][2] for the eastern part of present-day Belarus, including the cities of Polotsk, Vitebsk and Mogilev.

  1. ^ "White Russia". Oxforddictionaries.com. 2013. Archived from the original on 30 August 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  2. ^ "White Russian". Oxforddictionaries.com. 2017. Archived from the original on 30 August 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017.

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Ruthenia

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Ruthenia (/ruːˈθiːniə/; Latin: Ruthenia or Rutenia,Ukrainian: Рутенія, romanized: Rutenia or Русь, Rus, Polish: Ruś, Belarusian: Рутэнія, Русь, Russian:...

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Black Ruthenia

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Black Ruthenia (Latin: Ruthenia Nigra), or Black Rus' (Belarusian: Чорная Русь, romanized: Čornaja Ruś; Lithuanian: Juodoji Rusia; Polish: Ruś Czarna)...

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Red Ruthenia

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Red Ruthenia or Red Rus' (Latin: Ruthenia Rubra; Russia Rubra; Ukrainian: Червона Русь, romanized: Chervona Rus'; Polish: Ruś Czerwona, Ruś Halicka; Russian:...

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White Russia

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Look up White Russia or White Russian in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. White Russia, White Russian, or Russian White may refer to: White Ruthenia, a historical...

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Carpathian Ruthenia

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Carpathian Ruthenia (Rusyn: Карпатьска Русь Karpat'ska Rus'; Ukrainian: Закарпаття Zakarpattia; Slovak and Czech: Podkarpatská Rus; Polish: Zakarpacie;...

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Rus

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region White Ruthenia (White Rus'), an East Slavic historical region Red Ruthenia (Red Rus'), an East Slavic historical region Black Ruthenia (Black Rus')...

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Cardinal direction

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Akdeniz, meaning 'White Sea': Mediterranean Sea in Turkish Balts, Baltic words containing the stem balt- ("white") White Ruthenia White Croatia North: Black;...

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Captive Nations

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Nations: Poland Hungary Lithuania Ukraine Czechoslovakia Latvia Estonia White Ruthenia (Belarus) Romania East Germany Bulgaria Mainland China Armenia Azerbaijan...

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White Ruthenians

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White Ruthenians may refer to: inhabitants of the historical region of White Ruthenia in general historical and exonymic term for Belarusians Ruthenia...

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Podolia

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regions with canyon-like fluvial valleys. Podolia lies east of historic Red Ruthenia, i.e. the eastern half of Galicia, beyond the Seret River, a tributary...

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Moskal

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Duchy of Moscow from other East Slavs such as people from White Ruthenia (Belarusians), Red Ruthenia (Ukrainians), and others). With time, the word became...

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Belarus

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conflated with its Latin forms Russia and Ruthenia, thus Belarus is often referred to as White Russia or White Ruthenia. The name first appeared in German and...

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Regional Party of Lithuania and White Ruthenia

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The Regional Party of Lithuania and White Ruthenia was a political party of major Polish-speaking (mostly of Belarusian origin) nobility and landlords...

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Belarusians

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translated as White Ruthenia, which is a historical region on the east of the modern Republic of Belarus, known in Latin as Ruthenia Alba (English: White Rus)...

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Volhynia

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included in (or was in the sphere of influence of) the Grand Duchy of Kyiv (Ruthenia) as early as the tenth century. At that time Princess Olga sent a punitive...

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Ruthenian

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refer to: Ruthenia, a name applied to various East Slavic inhabited lands White Ruthenia, an East Slavic historical region Black Ruthenia, an East Slavic...

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Reichskommissariat Ostland

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"General Regions" (Generalbezirke), namely Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and White Ruthenia (Belarus), headed by a Generalkommissar. The regions were further divided...

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The Holocaust

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determine the precise number of Romani victims in Poland, Yugoslavia, White Ruthenia and Ukraine, the regions in which most are thought to have been killed...

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List of historical regions of Central Europe

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West Prussia Rhineland Rhenish Hesse Ruthenia White Ruthenia or Belarus Black Ruthenia Carpathian Ruthenia Red Ruthenia Saxony Meissenland Osterland Pleissnerland...

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Reichskommissariat Turkestan

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Black Seas. These entities were Greater Finland, the Baltic region, White Ruthenia (Belarus), Greater Ukraine, Greater Caucasia, Turkestan, Idel-Ural,...

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List of Nazi Party leaders and officials

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Prussia from 1933 to 1936. He was the Generalkommissar for Weißruthenien (White Ruthenia) in the Reichskommissariat Ostland from 1941 until assassinated by partisans...

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German war crimes

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September – 17 October, Pleszczenice-Bischolin-Szack (Šacak)-Bobr-Uzda (White Ruthenia) massacre (1,126 children) 1942 26 March – 6 April, Operation Bamberg...

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Generalbezirk Weissruthenien

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Generalbezirk Weissruthenien (General District White Ruthenia) was one of the four administrative subdivisions of Reichskommissariat Ostland, the 1941-1945...

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Eduard Strauch

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(German: Sicherheitsdienst, or SD), first in Belarus – then called White Russia or White Ruthenia – and later in Belgium. In October 1944, he was transferred...

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King of Ruthenia

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King of Ruthenia, King of Rus', King of Galicia and Lodomeria, Land of Ruthenia Lord and Heir (Ukrainian: Король Русі, король Галичини і Володимирії,...

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Pereiaslav Agreement

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transfer under the Ottoman protectorate: "... Ukraine, White Ruthenia, Volhynia, Podolie with whole Ruthenia all the way to Wisla..." March 1, 1651 – Zemsky...

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Etymology of Belarus

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conflated with its Latin forms Russia and Ruthenia, thus Belarus is often referred to as White Russia or White Ruthenia. The name first appeared in German and...

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Peace of Riga

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Poland, on the other hand, abandons in favour of the Ukraine and of White Ruthenia all rights and claims to the territory situated to the east of this...

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Coat of arms of Ukraine

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royal bird and is mentioned (ukr.: рарог) in one of the earliest epics of Ruthenia, the 12th century poem The Tale of Ihor's Campaign. Later images of the...

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Pope Pius VI

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perhaps due to Pius VI, that the Jesuits managed to escape dissolution in White Ruthenia and Silesia. In 1792, the pope considered the universal re-establishment...

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Ruthenians

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known in Western Europe by the Latinised name Ruthenia.[citation needed] Kievan Rus', also known as Ruthenia, c. 1230 1868 linguistic, ethnographic, and...

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Territories of Poland annexed by the Soviet Union

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Reichskommissariat Ostland; Generalbezirk Weißruthenien — most of the Polish part of White Ruthenia (the western section of modern-day Belarus) was incorporated into the...

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Belaya Rus vodka

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Belaya Rus (Belarusian: Белая Русь,"White Ruthenia", "White Rus") is a brand of vodka, launched in the US in 2012 by Gvardia LLC and distilled in Belarus...

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List of wars involving Ukraine

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state (together with Belarus and Russia), the Kingdom of Galicia–Volhynia (Ruthenia) as its political successor, and after the period of domination by the...

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List of SS personnel

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(German:Sicherheitsdienst, or SD, first in Belarus (then called White Russia or White Ruthenia) and later in Belgium. In October 1944, he was transferred to...

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Western Belorussia

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(RKO), as the so-called Generalbezirk Weißruthenien (General Region of White Ruthenia). Many ethnic Belarusians supported Nazi Germany. By the end of 1942...

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History of Belarus

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rulers Polish Autonomous Districts: Dzierzynszczyzna, Marchlewszczyzna White Ruthenia John Channon & Robert Hudson, Penguin Historical Atlas of Russia (Penguin...

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National symbols of Belarus

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allusion to the name of the country, White Ruthenia. Despite its popularity, the public display of the white-red-white flag is being prosecuted by the regime...

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Operation Hornung

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southwest of Słuck on the southern border of the Regional Commissariat White Ruthenia. It came in the sequence of three actions (including Erntefest I and...

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War crimes of the Wehrmacht

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civilian or police authorities, if necessary ordered by the commandant of White Ruthenia, if he has special units at his disposal, or for security reasons and...

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