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The Birthplace of the Cyrillic Alphabet

Very few people from all over the world might know where Bulgaria is situated. Most of them can immediately say it’s a Balkan country and its capital is Sofia. 592 more words

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The Verge: Twitter is treating Bulgarians tweeting in Cyrillic like Russian bots

The Verge: Twitter is treating Bulgarians tweeting in Cyrillic like Russian bots . “A week ago, Twitter announced it would become more aggressive in pursuing trolls on its service, a move which seems to have had some unforeseen consequences, judging by the present upheaval in the Bulgarian Twitter community. 29 more words

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The cost of changing an entire country's alphabet

The Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan is changing its alphabet from Cyrillic script to the Latin-based style favoured by the West. What are the economics of such a change? 2,308 more words


Translations from a Box of Soviet Medium Format film (120)







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Negative for the day (daylight color correction)

45 гост 18 DIN 50 ASA

45 gost 18 DIN 50 ASA… 150 more words


Karta Luny (Shishakov and Bronshten 1967)

Map of the Moon: the nearside in telescopic view. 1967  1:5M cartographer I. I. Katyaev, ed.  V. A. Bronshten  in transverse (equatorial) orthographic projection on the basis of the Photographic atlas of the Moon by Kuiper (1960) and the catalogue (Blagg and Muller 1935). 26 more words


Basic Competency in Cyrillic – the EU’s Third Official Alphabet

With the 2007 accession of Bulgaria to the European Union (EU), Cyrillic became another official alphabet in the EU, alongside the most widespread Latin (Roman) script and the Greek alphabet, largely limited to Cyprus and Greece themselves. 911 more words


Euro bank notes added the word "ЕВРО" (in Cyrillic characters) due to which country joining the European Union in 2007?


:) You’re right! Bulgaria was the first EU member state with a language whose character set uses Cyrillic, so “EBPO” is now printed on… 35 more words