What is another word for Rus?

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[ ɹˈuːz], [ ɹˈuːz], [ ɹ_ˈuː_z]

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    The word "Rus" is derived from the Old East Slavic word "rus", meaning "row". It was originally used as a term for the Varangians, a Scandinavian people who settled in the Russian principalities in the ninth century. The Russians amalgamated with the local Slavic populations, eventually developing into a unique ethnic group.

    Russia has a long and complex history,spanning more than three thousand years. The country was first populated by a Norse people and then by a Finnic people. Rus was originally a Viking name for Russia, derived from the Old Norse word "rús", meaning "row", or "ship".

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