Russification

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of Russianizing, or of bringing over to Russian forms, habits, or principles; also, annexation to the Russian empire.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of Russifying, or the state of being Russified.

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  • noun Alternative form of russification.

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Examples

  • Finland was allowed a longer grace, but only, perhaps, because she was isolated and had but a small population: her turn for 'Russification' was to come in due course.

    The Expansion of Europe

  • Across the centuries, there have been wars, started by both sides, and partitions of Poland executed by the Russians, followed by attempts at "Russification," with the Russian Christian Orthodox Empire trying to control the "deceptive," West European-oriented Catholic Poland.

    The Moscow Times

  • Across the centuries, there have been wars, started by both sides, and partitions of Poland executed by the Russians, followed by attempts at "Russification," with the Russian Christian Orthodox Empire trying to control the "deceptive," West European-oriented Catholic Poland.

    The Moscow Times

  • Not coincidentally, the rather obscure figure of Ponomarenko is known insofar as he is for intensifying the Russification of Belorussia.

    Deathride

  • She also referred to the government as Ukrainophobes, citing its Russification policies.

    Damian Kolodiy: Circus at the Ukrainian Parliament 9/7/2010

  • She also referred to the government as Ukrainophobes, citing its Russification policies.

    Damian Kolodiy: Circus at the Ukrainian Parliament 9/7/2010

  • As a college graduate who wrote one term paper on the efficacy of Stalin's Russification on the Asian states of the Soviet Union, I chuckle at the idea that a paper on radicalism is evidence of the author's radicalism.

    The Kagan thesis

  • Not coincidentally, the rather obscure figure of Ponomarenko is known insofar as he is for intensifying the Russification of Belorussia.

    Deathride

  • She also referred to the government as Ukrainophobes, citing its Russification policies.

    Damian Kolodiy: Circus at the Ukrainian Parliament 9/7/2010

  • Only the Russification of the Baltic states comes close.

    Jerry Falwell: Romney's Mormonism "Will Not Be A Factor"

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