The Citizens of the Republic of Belarus Residing abroad as a Specific Group of the Belarusian Diaspora

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In this article the author analyzes two basic interpretations of the phenomenon of diaspora, singles out and compares groups of the Belarusian diaspora, defining it in general as a particular group of Belarus citizens residing abroad. A detailed description of the key social features of the group is provided, namely, its composition, size and development trends.


I N Kharitonov

Institute of Sociology

Author for correspondence.
Email: igor-igor@tut.by

Национальная академия наук Беларуси; Институт социологии; Institute of Sociology

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