Russian

Russian refers to anything related to Russia, including:

  • Russians (russkiye), an ethnic group of the East Slavic peoples, primarily living in Russia and neighboring countries (where they are also known as Ruthenians or by other names)
  • Demographics of Russia (россиянин, rossiyánin), nationals of the country of Russia of any ethnicity
  • Russophone, Russian-speaking person (русскоговорящий, русскоязычный, russkogovoryashchy, russkoyazychny)
  • Russian language, the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages
  • Russian alphabet
  • Russian cuisine

Russian may also refer to:

  • Russian dressing
  • The Russians - documentary book of Hedrick Smith about life in USSR in 1970's
  • Russian (comics), fictional Marvel Comics supervillain from The Punisher series
  • "Russians" (song), from the album The Dream of the Blue Turtles, by Sting
  • "Russian", from the album Tubular Bells 2003, by Mike Oldfield
  • Nik Russian, the perpetrator of a con committed in 2002

Other articles related to "russian":

Yat
... example, the old Slavic root běl (white) became bel /bʲel/ in Standard Russian (dialectal /bʲal/, /bʲijel/ or even /bʲil/ in some regions), bil /bʲil/ in ... телѣгы (telěgi, carts) became modern Russian телеги (telegi) but in Serbian it is таљиге (taljige) ... of Vuk Karadžić, which was later adopted for Macedonian, in Russian, Belarusian and Ukrainian roughly with the October revolution, and in Bulgarian and Rusyn as late as 1945 ...
History Of Estonia - Independent Estonia - Estonia–Russia Relations in The Late 2000s
... According to the Estonian Security Police, Russian influence operations in Estonia form a complex system of financial, political, economic and espionage ... According to the Centre for Geopolitical Studies, the Russian information campaign which the centre characterises as a "real mud throwing" exercise, has provoked a split in Estonian society ...
History Of Estonia - Road To The Republic
... Estonia as a unified political entity first emerged after the Russian February Revolution of 1917 ... With the collapse of the Russian Empire in World War I, Russia's Provisional Government granted national autonomy to an unified Estonia in April ... the Menshevik and Bolshevik factions of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party obtaining a part of the vote ...
Marina Tsvetaeva
... Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (Russian Мари́на Ива́новна Цвета́ева 8 October 1892 – 31 August 1941) was a Russian and Soviet poet ... among some of the greatest in twentieth century Russian literature ... She lived through and wrote of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Moscow famine that followed it ...
Marina Tsvetaeva - Early Years
... There were many Russian émigré revolutionaries residing at that time in Nervi, who may have had some influence on the young Tsvetaeva ... time, a major revolutionary change was occurring within Russian poetry the flowering of the Russian Symbolist movement, and this movement was to colour most of her ...

Famous quotes containing the word russian:

    A criminal trial is like a Russian novel: it starts with exasperating slowness as the characters are introduced to a jury, then there are complications in the form of minor witnesses, the protagonist finally appears and contradictions arise to produce drama, and finally as both jury and spectators grow weary and confused the pace quickens, reaching its climax in passionate final argument.
    Clifford Irving (b. 1930)

    Of all my Russian books, The Defense contains and diffuses the greatest “warmth”Mwhich may seem odd seeing how supremely abstract chess is supposed to be.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    We are all dead men on leave.
    Eugene Leviné, Russian Jew, friend of Rosa Luxemburg’s lover, Jogiches. quoted in Men in Dark Times, “Rosa Luxemburg: 1871-1919,” sct. 3, Hannah Arendt (1968)