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Gopniks have their own slang words, and are also noted for their lack of proper grammar.
A Gop-Stop is slang for petty theft or robbery committed by a gopnik.
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The GOP in pre-revolutionary Russia was responsible for the administration of public housing for the extremely poor and homeless.Gopnik subculture and slang The term gopnik, while being in active use for over a century in Russia, found new footing in the late 1980s, when a sudden spike in the number of gopniks made many in Russia view the uneducated gopnik masses as a political force in Russia.Today, a modern gopnik is characterized by aggressive, occasionally nationalistic behavior, and dresses in a style that usually involves either real or faux athletic gear, generally taking the form of an Adidas style ‘track suit’.Similar to the term ‘white trash’ or ‘redneck’ in American English, a gopnik is identified by a specific style of dress (usually athletic gear or track suits), haircut, and predilection for violence, aggressive behavior, criminality, racism towards non-ethnic Russians, smoking and alcohol abuse.Origin of the term Gopniks are traditionally found in the rural and provincial areas surrounding larger Russian cities, and experienced a boom in the early 1990’s.