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My Ancestry DNA results

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My Ancestry DNA results

Posted: 30 Aug 2012 2:21PM GMT
Classification: Query
Feeling a little confused by some of my ancestry dna results. My understanding is that I should be getting 50% dna from each of my parents.
My father's parents are both Russian from a long line of Russian ancestors. My mother's father was Pure Italian, Her mother was a mix of German, Irish and English.

My results put me at 32% British Isles
31% Eastern European, 17% Scandinavian, 12% Persian/Turkish/Caucasus, 6% Southern European,
2% Uncertain.

Two things I am confused about, why such a high percentage for the british Isles and how does Persia/Turkey fit into all this? I know it borders part of Russia however my fathers side is from the opposite end of the Country and it's a huge distance.
My mother's Fathers side (the Italians) look to be the closest as far as distance, when looking at the map, they are almost twice as close to Turkey, etc. as anyone else.

Is there a connection/relationship in history between Italy and Persia? Any input would be appreciated.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
CustodeDiMemo... 30 Aug 2012 8:21PM GMT 
Shari S. 31 Aug 2012 4:37PM GMT 
CustodeDiMemo... 31 Aug 2012 5:31PM GMT 
tmainiero 31 Aug 2012 6:51PM GMT 
glennadownes 27 Mar 2013 11:47PM GMT 
Angelina_Ruch... 7 Aug 2013 6:24AM GMT 
Angelina_Ruch... 12 Jul 2013 7:31AM GMT 
allycat113 13 Jul 2013 6:01PM GMT 
Angelina_Ruch... 13 Jul 2013 6:31PM GMT 
Angelina_Ruch... 15 Jul 2013 7:54PM GMT 
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