He's defending the chauvinist and imperialist Russian regime of President Vladimir Putin.
The regime has, to date, never definitively weighed in on whether these troublesome critters had imperialist or fascist ties.
Mossadegh exists in the historical memory as an opportunity for Iranians to blame their own failures on imperialist intervention.
Many in our midst see their own country as “imperialist” and “evil”—and effectively beyond redemption.
Islands overrun by flawed people, both indigenous and imperialist.
imperialist chiefs urged a general attack, but again Marquez foiled their hopes.
That faceless and nameless horror was the apotheosis of the imperialist.
The man with whiskers was the imperialist, and he was saying: "The science, behold there the new guide of humanity."
He is now quite clean and proper, and, I believe, an imperialist.
The reverses which exalted our fathers only made the Left more cowardly than the imperialist deputies.
c.1600, "an adherent of an emperor," such as the emperor of Germany, France, China, etc., probably modeled on French impérialiste (early 16c.); from imperial + -ist. The shift in meaning to "advocate of imperialism" (1893) came via the British Empire, which involved a worldwide colonial system. See imperialism. As a term of abuse in communist circles, attested by 1918. As an adjective by 1816.
1826, "advocacy of empire," originally in a Napoleonic context, also of Rome and of British foreign policy, from imperial + -ism. At times in British usage (and briefly in U.S.) with a neutral or positive sense relating to national interests or the spread of the benefits of Western civilization, but from the begining usually more or less a term of reproach. General sense of "one country's rule over another," first recorded 1878. Picked up disparagingly in Communist jargon by 1918.
It is the old story of 1798, when French republicanism sick of its own folly and misdeeds, became metamorphosed into imperialism, and consoled itself for its incapacity to found domestic freedom by putting an iron yoke upon Europe, and covering it with blood and battle-fields. [Francis Lloyd, "St. James's Magazine," January 1842]
Acquisition by a government of other governments or territories, or of economic or cultural power over other nations or territories, often by force. Colonialism is a form of imperialism.