Friday, June 8, 2012

Fact of the Day: The Other Russia

The country of Belarus gets it's name from the term "White Rus" as the country was once part of a region called "White Russia".

3 comments:

Michael said...

They really need a new guy who comes up with the names of these places.

Golden Eagle said...

Interesting! I didn't know what Belarus meant before--or that it had a definition in the first place.

DEZMOND said...

the same as my capitol city being called Belgrade which means white city :)