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Russian Americans
Русские американцы
Total population
3,163,084 self-reported
1.0% of the U.S. population (2009)
409,000 Russian-born
Regions with significant populations
Languages
American English
  • Russian
  • (Russian language in the US)
Religion
Predominantly: Eastern Orthodoxy (Russian Orthodox Church, Orthodox Church in America)
Minority: Old Believers (Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church), Irreligion, Catholic Church, Judaism
Related ethnic groups
Russian Canadians, Belarusian Americans, Rusyn Americans, Ukrainian Americans, Russian Jews, Alaskan Creoles

Russian Americans are Americans who can trace their ancestry to Russia, the former Russian Empire, or the former Soviet Union.

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