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Vitaly Portnikov: the Ukrainian language is Putin’s arch-enemy
Without their language, the Ukrainian nation is transformed into a folksy misinterpretation – “khokhly” (хохли)*, whose only talents are dancing the Hopak before their “older brother” and making varenyky stuffed with cherries. (*Russians commonly use the word “khokhol, khokhly” as an ethnic slur for Ukrainians; the term is frequently derogatory or condescending-Ed.) It is no …