They speak Russian, but don't you dare say they are Russian! Belarus is its own nation, complete with a complex lingual, cultural, and political identity. A humorous and irreverent video unravels these threads with a geographical profile of an interesting Eastern European nation.
- Use the video to prompt a discussion of Russian influence on Eastern Europe
- Video is installment 16 in a larger Countries A-Z series
- Jokes about breasts, rape, the friend zone, and fake bloody vomit; preview the video to determine if appropriate for your classroom
- Humor engages viewers
- Graphics and maps help illustrate complicated dynamics