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One who fears or dislikes Russia or its people or culture.

Rus′so·pho′bi·a n.


a person who feels intense and often irrational hatred (Russophobia) for Russia or the former Soviet Union, its political system, etc
ˌRussoˈphobic adj
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We hope that the EU agencies will find the strength to abandon strategizing Russian policy based upon the principle of 'lowest common denominator', and will stop blindly following a small but extremely aggressive group of Russophobes within the European Union," the minister stressed.
We are not ruling out any steps, so to say, to bring to their senses those presumptuous Russophobes who are setting the tone on Capitol Hill today," Russia TV quoted Ryabkov as saying.
In speeches, President Putin has frequently described the annexation of Crimea and the situation in Ukraine using such negative terms as neo-Nazis, nationalists, Russophobes, and anti-Semites (Putin, 2014; Videoscope, 2014).
While Trump's gutsy criticisms of the Iraq War, NATO, and our rabid Russophobes merit the America First mantle, his enthusiasm for torture, contempt for the Iran deal, and lack of evident fondness for the Bill of Rights places him outside the tradition of Robert A.
In both instances, this sloppy misinformation attempt falls flat on its face, as it only appeals to those that already have a preconceived negative notion about Russia, which in the case of the West are political Russophobes and in Syria are Islamist sympathisers loyal to their regional patrons like Turkey, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.
LeDonne is a great admirer of Halford MacKinder, the grandfather of the Anglo-American school of geopoliticians and darling of the Russophobes.
That is why Russia's leaders have been so keen to label Ukraine's leaders as Russophobes and fascists.
The crisis in Ukraine has given new impetus to the confrontation between Russophiles and Russophobes, which has a long history in Bulgaria.
It was, rather, he told the world, a "coup" "executed" by "Nationalists, neo-Nazis, Russophobes, and anti-Semites" who "wanted to seize power and would stop short of nothing.
More important, it animates Russian President Vladimir Putin's repeated denunciations of "neo-Nazis, Russophobes and anti-Semites" allegedly running rampant in the streets of Kiev, forcing a reluctant Russia to protect Jews, Russians and any decent Ukrainians who remain.
In highly-charged language he accused the interim leaders in Ukraine of being "neo-Nazis, Russophobes and anti-Semites".
He cast the new Ukrainian government as illegitimate, driven by radical ''nationalists, neo-Nazis, Russophobes and anti-Semites.