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Its most broadly formulated program was prepared by N. Main article: Yugoslavism Pan-Slavism in the south would often turn to Russia for support.

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Pan-Slavism was formulated as a theory in the early 19th century, the term itself being established by the Slovak J. At the end of the 18th century, the latter had already formulated in his famous "Slavic chapter" an ideal picture of the Slavs as peaceful ambassadors of humanity, who would establish a new world culture in the future.

In the later part of the century, following a political reconciliation between Austria and Hungary at the expense of most of the Slavic peoples in the empire, the Ukrainian intelligentsia increasingly consisted of Russophileswho were supported morally and financially by Pan-Slavist circles in Russia.

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On the one hand, it can be regarded as an Eastern European counterpart to the contemporary Western European movements. Never has there been a more cruel destruction. General Rostislav Fadeev — demanded, for example, that Russia should either allow itself to enter into a power struggle with the German Reich and use its Slavic connections to weaken Austria, Germany's ally, or it should mobilize behind the Dnieper and become a predominantly Asian power. Their gradualism manifested itself in the support for the emerging Slav national movements. Not all Slavs present at the Congress were willing to unconditionally accept Russian hegemony. See studies by A. They moreover took note of Russia's entry into the war with relief and satisfaction. Bakunin, in particular, who considered the ideals of the French Revolution to be fundamental characteristics of Slavicism, had called in for a Polish-Russian union in the name of liberating all Slavs from the Tsar's yoke. Stalin — He believed that the time of Romanesque-Germanic supremacy in Europe, submerged depravity, materialism and inner strife, was nearing its end. Russophile Panslavs were well represented at the Second Slav Congress Moscow, , and their importance in Russia only grew after German unification in

At different points in history, Poland often saw itself in partnership with non-Slavic nations, such as HungarySaxonySweden and Lithuania under the Polish—Lithuanian Commonwealth. Although Herder saw the Slavs as a nation, it is an irony of history that many intellectuals in East Central Europe and the Balkanswho concluded that the Pan-Slavic idea was a harbinger of an "awakening of the peoples", actually only promoted their own national movement s.

Proposals that Russian be used as the common Slav language also gained support. The first was the Habsburg Empire, under whose rule the region stood; the second was the South Slavic population, which had inhabited the area for centuries and given birth to independent national movements since the late s.

This laid the ideal groundwork for Pan-Slav agitation and put the Russian government under pressure to act.

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