The war on Ukraine will “provincialise” Russian

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The Kremlin has stated time and time again that its war in Ukraine will ensure the safety of the country’s Russian speakers. Far from achieving this goal, Moscow’s military threats will only diminish Russian’s status as a global language.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages12
Specialist publicationNew Eastern Europe
Publication statusPublished - 25 Apr 2022


  • Russian language
  • Ukraine
  • Provincialization
  • Neoimperialism
  • Russo-Ukrainian war
  • Ethnolinguistic nationalism


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