Belarus has nothing to do with White Russians in the Revolution. Thetoggle quoted message Show quoted text
Whites were called white to show they were not Reds. White Russia is
was used for that area to distinguish it from Great Russia and Little
Russia, the latter being Ukaine. It was called 'white' because it was
in the Baltic region. The Baltic Sea means white. Is it confusing? No
more so than that the red states in the USA are not communists.
On 7/16/2020 11:44 AM, Sally Bruckheimer via groups.jewishgen.org wrote:
Bialy means white, like Bialyrus, now Belarus, but they were the White