The term Russian should refer to anything to do with the Country of Russia, but is more commonly used in place the more accurate term 'Soviet'.
An Arrser Russian?
While standing outside an ice hockey stadium in Dallas Texas in 2002, a large black ticket tout approached me and offered to buy my tickets.
- I declined saying 'nae thanks pal' (as I am scots).
- Confused by the accent, he glared at me aggressively demanding 'Are you Russian?'
- 'Nah, just staunin here waiting on ma mates' I replied