Tuesday, September 30, 2008

How the Rusyns Could Save Civilization
Pittsburgh City Paper Article

Glad to see the Rusyns getting some press time.

The September 25, 2008 issue of the Pittsburgh City Paper published the following article, "How the Rusyns Could Save Civilization," by Chris Potter.

"Of all of the ethnic groups that have settled in Pittsburgh, few are as mysterious as the Carpatho-Rusyns. So convoluted is their history, so mysterious their origins, that many Rusyns are mysteries even to themselves. No one even knows precisely how many Rusyns there are -- though some estimate their numbers at 2 million -- in part because Rusyn identity has been suppressed for centuries. It's not just possible to work alongside a Rusyn without knowing it; it's possible for the Rusyn not to know it, either..."Click here to continue reading this article.




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