Language use “the Russians” non political short post

Seeing the continuous use of this term on social media and why it’s incorrect (although I have used this term in Turkey).

In Turkey, you can often hear this term “the Russians or Russian…” but it does not refer specifically to Russians as this may not be known, it can be Armenians, Georgians or anyone who is Russian speaking but due to historical usage – continues to be used as a collective term – mostly by older generations. I did it occasionally but take care not to now. 

Especially in a time of sweeping generalisations.

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