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    donetsk

    On american tv at least (i dont know what that means) they always referred to donetsk as "Gritty". I didnt really understand what that means, and thats the only word they used.

    All the people i know from ukraine are from donetsk, and besides from being suprisingly christian, they dont seem 'gritty' or whatevr you'd think that means.

    I think maybe the name comes from talking russian with a ukrainian accent?
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    Re: donetsk

    Quote Originally Posted by Dogboy182
    On american tv at least (i dont know what that means) they always referred to donetsk as "Gritty". I didnt really understand what that means, and thats the only word they used.

    All the people i know from ukraine are from donetsk, and besides from being suprisingly christian, they dont seem 'gritty' or whatevr you'd think that means.

    I think maybe the name comes from talking russian with a ukrainian accent?
    One of my Russian teachers is from Donets'k, she isn't gritty...
    It is an industrial place, and a mining area, so maybe that's what they were referring to.
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    wtf does gritty even mean.
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    It could be more ex-Soviet Union bashing, though that seems to have gone out of style now on American TV networks. Could you tell us the context you heard it in?

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    Gritty = like grit, which is like gravel, small stones.
    when they talk about tv shows and say "a gritty drama", it usually means it has sort of taboo-ish themes in it, or lots of violence, etc.
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    It was when Yushenko and the other dude were going at it for the presidency, in about the middle of november.

    They were talking about each of the candidates and they said that most of the Yushenko supporters came from the 'Russian speaking eastern Ukraine, and the gritty donetsk region which boarders russia". And i heard it like 6 times over 2 or 3 days from a few diffrent reporters. But it was always in that same kinda context. "Blah blah the gritty eastern ukraine".
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    Probably referring to it being an industrial region and trying to make it sound bad at the same time. I guess you could say "the gritty Flint, Michigan area", though it sounds kind of weird. Where do your news reporters come from, Dogboy? Mine never say such things.

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    I almost exclusivley watch CNN.


    And it was this guy.
    http://edition.cnn.com/CNN/anchors_r...cote.ryan.html

    Ryan earned a bachelor's degree in Russian studies from the University of California. He speaks Russian fluently.

    I also remember this woman reporting from kiev.

    http://cnnstudentnews.cnn.com/CNN/an...erty.jill.html

    Dougherty earned a bachelor's degree in Russian language and literature from the University of Michigan

    So yea it was these fools talking sh*t about eastern ukraine.
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    Must be those expat type people who go live in a country and then say bad things about it.

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    Yea like thos.... Oh you mean like me and american?Hahaha
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    Re: donetsk

    Quote Originally Posted by Dogboy182
    and besides from being suprisingly christian
    You found 'em surprisingly christian? What, you had been expecting them to be naturally pagan?
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    no.

    But i mean its just like weird how in soviet times religion was all frowned upon. But these people are like WAY christian. Like they get married at 17/18 type of deal, they dont dance or drink or anything and they go to church 3 times a week.

    I was just wondering why/how the 'sudden' change. And why christian? I mean, what about... russion orthadox? -)
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    married at 18? wow, im 18 and never even kissed a girl...those guys are lucky.

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    damn dude, you have less game than me. That's hard to do.
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dogboy182
    damn dude, you have less game than me. That's hard to do.
    He does live in New Zealend though, so he nearets girl probably lives about 30 miles away. Lots of sheep though
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pravit
    Probably referring to it being an industrial region and trying to make it sound bad at the same time. I guess you could say "the gritty Flint, Michigan area", though it sounds kind of weird. Where do your news reporters come from, Dogboy? Mine never say such things.
    Badmouthing the hometown of Michael Moore are we?
    blame Canada

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    Quote Originally Posted by TATY
    Quote Originally Posted by Dogboy182
    damn dude, you have less game than me. That's hard to do.
    He does live in New Zealend though, so he nearets girl probably lives about 30 miles away. Lots of sheep though
    Nope, he lives in the US. I have no idea what the "NZ" on the end of his name stands for.

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    its my initels...

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    He lives in Arizona... If I remember correctly.
    Вот это да, я так люблю себя. И сегодня я люблю себя, ещё больше чем вчера, а завтра я буду любить себя to ещё больше чем сегодня. Тем что происходит,я вполне доволен!

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