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Russkii vs Rossiiskii

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Sunday, September 29, 2002, 16:24
I recently read that in Tsaristic times, _Russkii_ refered to Russian
ethnicity, whereas _Rossiiskii_ refered to the Russian state. Does this mean
that the usage's changed? Not that I know Russian, but it seems to agree
with what can be glean from names of Russian institutions etc.


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