Russia bans non-Cyrillic alphabets?
johanna.laakso at univie.ac.at
Tue Nov 19 09:38:29 UTC 2002
Johanna Laakso wrote:
> the new amendment
> concerns "state languages", not "official/legally secured languages", and as
> Karelian and Veps do not have a state language status, they will not be
Nor will their status as non-state languages - apparently not as long as
the amendment is in use and these languages use the latin alphabet, I
> But, of course, it is difficult not to see this as an example of terrifying
> national chauvinism and political silliness combined...
I couldn't agree more.
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