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PEID: 49433

ROP: 115818

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Ural-Siberian

Language: Russia Buriat - (bxr)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism - Lamaism

Country: Russia

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Population: 4,100

Global Population: 4,100

PEID: 49433

ROP: 115818

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Soyot of Russia, numbering 4,100, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Ural-Siberian people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Russia. Their primary language is Russia Buriat. The primary religion practiced by the Soyot is Tibetan Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism characteristic of Tibet and certain regions of the Himalayas.

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