Quote Originally Posted by ucla1967 View Post
Ancestry defines Europe East as Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria, Russia, Hungary, Slovenia, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine, Belarus, Bulgaria, etc. With some notable exceptions (Austria, Romania, and Hungary) most of these countries are Slavic in origin and language.

Not always. Significant periods of the last 1000 years Poland, Belarus, Czech Republic and parts of Russia had significant German populations.