from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. a political youth movement in Russia
  • proper n. a northeast wind which occurs in winter on the Iranian coast of the Persian Gulf
  • proper n. A fruit, the Nashi pear, Pyrus pyrifolia


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Also, in spite of their pro-Kremlin and pro-Putin stance, the establishment has now disassociated from them, and those nice OMON fellows have started to crack also the skulls of the "Nashi" - activists during demonstrations.

    A Fistful Of Euros » A Fistful Of Euros

  • Faced with such youthful agitation -- and mindful of the role students played in Ukraine's recent Orange Revolution -- the Kremlin earlier this year launched a youth movement of its own, called Nashi, or "Ours."

    How to Handle Russia?

  • Activists from a Kremlin-created youth movement called Nashi stormed a press conference by Estonia's ambassador, retreating only after the diplomat's bodyguards sprayed them with Mace.

    Russia accused of launching first massive cyberstrike against Estonia

  • JILL DOUGHERTY, CNN INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENT (voice over): They're called Nashi, a word that means "our people," "our guys".

    CNN Transcript Jun 26, 2007

  • Andrew Higgins A Kremlin-backed youth group called Nashi -- Ours -- set up a special unit this year to promote Orthodox Christianity among its members and in the broader society.

    Church and State

  • The Russian regime, in the person of the Vladislav Surkov, 1st deputy of the administration of the Russian President, and the gang he leads, the so-called Nashi movement, have launched a campaign to persecute and hound the journalist Alexander Podrabinek and members of his family for ridiculous, pseudo-ideological reasons.

    open Democracy News Analysis - Comments

  • He also created several state-funded youth groups, such as Nashi ( "Ours") and the Young Guards.

    Young Russians’ About-Face From the West

  • At Sunday’s West End Farmers Market, Barry of Papa’s Orchard is presenting the last harvest of his Asian pears, a unique variety called Nashi in Asia.

    Market Roundup: Nov. 11-Nov.17

  • "Nashi", in turn, wrote a letter to the governor of St. Petersburg


  • Elsewhere in the capital, "Nashi" or pro-Kremlin supporters held their own rally, describing themselves as the "generation against terror."



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.