What does Vatnik stand for?

“Vatnik” or “Vatnyk” (Russian: ватник) is literally a cotton padded jacket, used by Russian soldiers during WW II.

Nowadays Vatnik means a Putin’s supporter; a Russian fully loyal to the government and approving everything what they do.

The term became popular while the war against Ukraine.

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