357. Russia


See also 94. COMMUNISM .

Decembrist
one of those who conspired to overthrow Russian Czar Nicholas I in December, 1825. Also Dekebrist .
Kremlinology
study of the policies, doctrines, programs, etc., of the government of the Soviet Union. —Kremlinologist, n.
Russianism
something characteristic of or influenced by Russia, its people, customs, language, etc.
Russomania
an obsession with Russia and things Russian.
Russophilism
great fondness for or interest in Russia, its people, customs, language, art, etc. — Russophile, n., adj.
Russophobism
Russophobia.
Slavicist
one who specializes in the study of Slavic languages, literatures, or other aspects of Slavic culture. Also Slavist .
Slavophilism
enthusiasm for or admiration of things Slavic, as Slavic literature, language, culture, customs, etc. —Slavophil, Slavophile, n., adj.
Slavophobia
fear or hatred of things Slavic, especially of real or imagined Soviet political influence. —Slavophobe , n. —Slavophobic, adj.
Sovietism, sovietism
1. the soviet system of government and the principles and practices of such a government.
2. a policy, action, etc., typical of the Soviet Union. —Sovietist, sovietist , n., adj.
Sovietology
study of the Soviet Union, especially its government, policies, etc. —Sovietologist, n.

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