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    Quote Originally Posted by palesye
    Do you mean behaviour or their appearance (or both)?
    Either of them. Well, I do not think in clichées that much, so I don't look for some Vikings between the inhabitants of Moscow.
    I just see "Nordish" as a term, which descibes much more than appearance and behaviour, namely tradition, mentality and history.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blutwölfin
    Either of them. Well, I do not think in clichées that much, so I don't look for some Vikings between the inhabitants of Moscow.
    I just see "Nordish" as a term, which descibes much more than appearance and behaviour, namely tradition, mentality and history.
    OK, I got your point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blutwölfin
    Either of them. Well, I do not think in clichées that much, so I don't look for some Vikings between the inhabitants of Moscow.
    I just see "Nordish" as a term, which descibes much more than appearance and behaviour, namely tradition, mentality and history.

    Unfortunately not many people nowadays, even in Scandinavia, take much care for their traditions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blutwölfin
    Well, "Nordish" stands for a way of life, for a tradition, for history and mentality.
    I'd call that Nordic, or perhapse Norse. Nordid would describe a certain physical type, Nordish a racial group centered around the Nordid physique. Just my two cents.

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    Blutwölfin stole my words My points exactly

    What gave me creaps was equating Nordish, Russians and Soviets. That equation simply doesn't match.

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    Grin




    The one thing I like from Soviet times is propaganda posters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hermann Hafskjold
    I know.
    Russians are the largest Indo-European nation, although mostly "peripherally Nordish".
    And may I inquire if the British and the Dutch, having about 30% of brown eyes and being much closer to Italians than to Scandianavians, Russians, Finns and Balts when it comes to hair blondism are Central Nordish? eyes:

    Of course as far as Nordic phenotypical purity is concerned, it cannot be compared with Scandinavia (as a whole).
    Russians can be classified as Nordid, but never as Nordic, except maybe a few NW groups.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blutwölfin
    Me at least, I did not say that. That they "don't matter". I just said that I doubt that the Russians are the largest Nordish folk in the world.
    What makes you doubt that Russians are the largest Northern European group in the world?

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