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Old June 30th 05, 02:18 PM
David Dermott
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On 30 Jun 2005, Jim Howe wrote:

I didn't know Russian was a Nordic language......

On the one hand, there are people that claim that the original "Rus"
(founders of the Russian principalities, ca 10th century) were
Scandinavians (ie Vikings from Sweden) :-)

On the other hand, "Norden" now has an official geo-political
definition, as defined by the Nordic Council of Ministers:

Russia is not on the list. :-)


David Dermott , Wolfville Ridge, Nova Scotia, Canada
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