Insulting Terms Against Nationalists Taboo
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Insulting Terms Against Nationalists Taboo

Russian slang terms of an insulting connotation, applied for centuries to various nationalities comprising the population of what is now the Union of Socialist Soviet Republics, were prohibited by a decree of the Soviet Commissariat of Education.

Among the terms whose use is prohibited are: Zhid (Jew), Katzap (Great Russian), Chochol (Ukrainian), Malores (Little Russian).

The prohibition of the terms Zhid adn Katzap was ordered some time ago. Now other insulting terms have been added.

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