But as interest in post-Soviet fashion and 90s style reaches a peak, the gopnik in his tracksuit has returned.
We thought we needed to give them some respect and have decided to trademark our sweets.
Oh, don't believe the popular etymologies that you read sometimes in the press and on websites.
It is described as a learned behavior attributed to and culture to avoid sitting on the cold ground.
Popular Youtuber Life Of Boris has made instructional videos on the correct squatting techniques of a real gopnik.
Writer also criticised the use of the term in his book.