Insulting Terms Against Nationalists Taboo
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Insulting Terms Against Nationalists Taboo

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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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