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Belarusian, which is also known as White Russian, has been the official language since 1990, before which it was Russian. The majority speak Belarusian, and most also speak either Russian or Ukrainian. As well as Russian and Ukrainian, other minority languages spoken include Polish and Yiddish. Approximately 13% of the Belarusian population are native speakers of Russian, 3% of Ukrainian and 4% of Polish.

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