800.000 (estimated descendants)|
|Regions with significant populations|
Southern Brazil · São Paulo · Mato Grosso · |
Portuguese · English|
Judaism · Protestantism · Christian Orthodox|
|Related ethnic groups|
Other White Brazilians of West and Northern European or Protestant origin as English, Irish, Scottish, Belgian, Dutch, Scandinavian, Finnish, Latvian, German (ethnic Germans also among Czech, and Polish immigrants), Austrian, Swiss, Luxembourger and French Brazilians|
Russian Brazilian (Portuguese: Russo-brasileiro, Russian: Русский бразилец Russkiy brazilets) is a Brazilian person of full, partial, or predominantly Russian ancestry, or a Russian-born person residing in Brazil. The term can also refer to somomeone with a Brazilian mother and Russian father, or vice versa.
Fernando Lázaro de Barros Basto in Síntese da história da imigração no Brasil (1970) gives a total number of 319,215 immigrants from "Russia" (i.e. the Russian Empire pre-1917 and the Soviet Union post-1917) for the period of 1871 to 1968. A substantial portion of this number is due to ethnic Poles and ethnic Germans immigrating from the Russian Empire.
- ^ Maria Stella Ferreira Levy. O papel da migração internacional na evolução da população brasileira (1872 to 1972). inRevista de Saúde Pública, volume supl, June 1974.
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