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When the Baltics cuss in Russian


They have undergone the Soviet yoke for fifty years. They are the only EU countries to have been part of the USSR, although they have nothing in common with Russia, nor by language nor religion. Aside from bad words.

Credit: Cristina Cori

They have undergone the Soviet yoke for fifty years. They are the only EU countries to have been part of the USSR, although they have nothing in common with Russia, nor by language nor religion. Aside from bad words.

There are still people who, when talking about Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, ask whether their language is Russian. And when you say no, then they ask if sounds like Russian. And when thou yet say no, that Estonians speak a Finno-Ugric language while Latvians and Lithuanians are the last who speak a Baltic language, one thing comes to your mind: bad words.

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