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17 May 2011
News / Ruski a slur like Pollack? [53]

Can i describe Russians as Russkiy without offending them...?

Certainly you can!

Certainly you can, if you say this in Russian.
Of course, Rusky won't sound offensive to many Russians because it just means Russian in Russian. ;)
But it's a slang in English/Polish, and I don't think it's a good idea to talk about other people's ethnicity using slang words, unless they are good friends of yours.

Some may feel offended, some not. Why risk?