Tag: metropolitanate of Rosiya

Is ‘Rossiyanin’ Really an Ethnic Term After All?

April 25, 2015

Staunton, April 24 – Many Russians make a clear distinction between “russky,” the Russian adjective for a member of the Russian ethnos, and “rossiyanin,” a noun designating anyone who is a subject of citizen of the Russian state. And many Russian nationalists dislike the former precisely because they say it demeans their ethno-national identity. But […]