Definition of Pamyat in English:

Pamyat

Pronunciation /ˈpamjat/

noun

  • A right-wing political movement in Russia, characterized by extreme nationalism, monarchism, and anti-Semitism.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Los Angeles Times. From Russian pamjat′ (also transliterated pamyat′), literally ‘memory, remembrance, heritage’, perhaps with conscious reference to its derivative pamjatnik monument, in connection with the organization's early aims and activities.