American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An admirer of Russia or its people, language, or culture.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who favors Russia or the Russians, or Russian policy, principles, or enterprises.
- Favoring Russian methods or enterprises.
- n. A person who loves the country, culture or people of Russia.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Chiefly newspaper words., Chiefly newspaper words. One who, not being a Russian, favors Russian policy and aggrandizement.
- Russo- + -phile (Wiktionary)
“Isn't it wonderful to be called Russophile, first time in my life!”
“The pair explore their Russophile tendencies through motifs from the tales of Mikhail Lermontov, Caucasian carpets, the ballets of Sergei Diaghilev, Soviet Constructivism and the interiors depicted in 19th-century Russian manor paintings.”
“A keen Russophile, I'd been hearing stories -- legends, almost -- about guys like Mickey for years.”
“Though nothing of note took place this week in Kiev, Russophile politicians have been duking it out with their Western-minded foes in Ukraine over the past few years, prompting many to regularly predict government collapse or a non-democratic leadership change there.”
“As a Russophile I have to love that site– and the “looser” deer being eaten.”
“To be sure, Demidov has repeatedly stated that his various patriotic propaganda projects are designed to deprive Russophile ultra-nationalists of their control of the nationalist agenda and thus aim to fight the increase of xenophobia and hate crimes in Russia.”
“Mr. Romano, the self-proclaimed "devoted Russophile and ex-Fulbright professor in Russia - from Philadelphia with love," not only fails to grapple seriously with the ideas of such people as Alexander Herzen, Mikhail Bakunin and Vissarion Belinsky, he makes no mention at all of such historical figures as Pyotr Chaadaev, Nicholas Ogarev, Nicholas Stankevich, Nicholas Chernyshevsky and the great novelist, Ivan Turgenev.”
“Orwell complained about the Western Russophile intellectuals who refused to accept the truth about Stalinist terror.”
“Russophile, Malinow, to win over that country to the combination, which was to attack Austria in the rear.”
“The constant Russophile demonstrations in Bucharest and throughout the whole country during the”
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