Russophile

Russophile may refer to:

  • Russophilia, the love of Russia or Russians
  • Ukrainian Russophiles, a Ukrainian cultural faction in nineteenth and early twentieth century Galicia who espoused Ruthenian autonomy

Other articles related to "russophiles, russophile":

Conversion Of Chełm Eparchy - Background
... Uniate Church of neighboring Galicia was dominated by anti-Polish Russophiles (for more information about them, see Ukrainian Russophiles) Galician Russophile priests, recruited in ... The Russophile Galician priests would play a major role in the conversion of Chełm Eparchy ...
Ukrainian Russophiles - Pre-war Decline and Fall
... a generation of achieving dominance of Western Ukrainian life, however, the Russophiles were eclipsed by the Ukrainophiles, or so-called Populists (Narodovtsi) ... Originally coming from the same social stratum as the Russophiles (priests and nobles), but joined by the emerging secular intelligentsia, the Ukrainophiles were from a ... This dedication to the people (the "bottom-up" approach) would prove successful against the Russophiles' elitist "top-down" orientation ...
Ukrainian Russophiles - Ideology
... The early Galician Russophile Nikolay Kmicykevich wrote an article in 1834 stating that the Russians were the same people from Western Ukraine to Kamchatka, from the White Sea to the Black Sea ... of under three million people, weak in comparison to its neighbors, the Russophiles now saw themselves as the westernmost branch of the Great Russian people ... A Russian orientation also played into the Russophile's elitist tendencies, because the Russian literary language which they tried to adopt (many continued to use the Polish language in their daily lives) set the ...
Ukrainian Russophiles - Rise and Development
... At this time, Austria supported the Russophile movement as a counterbalance to Polish and Hungarian interests, and under the leadership of the Russophile nobleman Adolf Dobriansky, the ... member of "The Ruthenian Trinity", joined the Russophile movement ... Soon thereafter, the Russophile priests of the St George Cathedral Circle came to dominate the local hierarchy of the Greek Catholic Church, thereby transforming that Church into an ...