Definition of Russification in English:

Russification

noun

See Russify

  • ‘‘A total process of Russification is in progress,’ he has said.’
  • ‘Equally, she does not allow facts to obtrude, but simply illuminate the story: Finland's uneasy situation as a part of the Russian empire, the extremes of Fennomania and Russification, the growing revolutionary movement.’
  • ‘Towards the end of the 19th century, Latvia emerged as a political entity in its own right, despite the unpopular and oppressive process of Russification.’
  • ‘When revolt broke out in 1863, however, the emperor reacted with brutal suppression, imposing severe Russification.’
  • ‘The subsequent period of Sovietization and Russification, however, is regarded as the darkest period in the national history.’

Pronunciation

Russification

/rʌsɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/