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    G-m286 does anyone know anything about it?

    A friend of mine has just received his 23andme results and his paternal line is G-M286 heís English ethnically and I hear that itís pretty rare but I canít seem to find out much about it does it have another name? And what populations is it mostly found in? Iím lead to believe it was more common in the past does anyone know if this is correct? Any information would be appreciated Iím very interested thank you .

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    Mostly Russian
    Y-DNA (P)

    Russian Federation Ukraine Belarus Israel
    77% East Europe, 14% Finland, 2% Siberia, 2% Northeast Asia, 2% Central Asia, <2% North and Central America

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    Lebanon Syria Palestine
    Haplogroup G has actually been found among King Richard III remains (G2a-P278), House of Bourbon, Joseph Stalin and Otzi the Iceman. If you want to find about it's presence you can read it off of wikipedia:

    At the level of national populations, G-M201 is most commonly found in Georgia; it is found at even higher levels among many other regional and minority populations in the Caucasus.

    And also what's very interesting:
    In the Tirol (Tyrol) of western Austria, the percentage of G-M201 can reach 40% or more; perhaps the most famous example is the ancient remains of the so-called "Iceman", ÷tzi.

    My friend's family got haplogroup G-M201 at ftDNA.

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