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Macedonian, Bulgarian, or Serbian…

Macedonian is not the same language as Bulgarian or Serbian… Macedonian is a language belonging to the group of South Slavic languages, which includes Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian and Slovenian. One might even say that it is almost intelligible with Bulgarian and it is very similar to Serbian, but this does not make the three languages […]

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Belarusian or Russian?

Belarusian and Russian are two Slavic languages that, though they share the same root, are very different from each other. Belarusian is the official language of the nation that today is called Belarus or the Republic of Belarus, which until 1991 was part of the USSR. To the north it borders Lithuania and Latvia, while […]

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The Slavic Languages: The Use of the Cyrillic Alphabet

The Slavic languages belong to the Indo-European family of languages.  They are spoken in much of Central Europe, the Balkans, Eastern Europe and Northern Asia.  The amount of speakers tops 400 million persons approximately, among which are Russians, Bielorussians, Ukranians, Bulgarians, Macedonians, Serbs, Croats, Slovenians, Poles, Czechs, and Slovaks. They use the Cyrillic alphabet (under […]

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