a person who is friendly to, admires, or prefers Russia or Russian customs, institutions, etc.
- Rus·so·phil·i·a [ruhs-uh-fil-ee-uh], /ˌrʌs əˈfɪl i ə/, noun
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How to use Russophile in a sentence
Molotov's Magic Lantern is a worthy addition to the growing canon of Russophile literature.
But the Ukrainian movement was confronted by a bitterly hostile Russophile bureaucracy.
A joke around a samovar reduces the rank of a particularly Russophile general.With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia | John Ward
His Russophile policy caused some adverse criticism in Hungary.
It is most curious in what forms the Parisians display their Russophile propensities.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
He was simply a Bulgarian doctor, and was, moreover, strongly suspected of Russophile proclivities.Under the Red Crescent | Charles S. Ryan
British Dictionary definitions for Russophile
an admirer of Russia or the former Soviet Union, its customs, political system, etc
showing admiration of Russia or the former Soviet Union
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