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Koran Fully Translated Into Ukrainian For The First Time

A scholar at the National University Ostroh Academy in Ukraine's Rivne Oblast has accomplished the first-ever full translation of the Koran into Ukrainian, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.

The author of the translation, Mikhailo Yakubovich, told RFE/RL that the translation of all the 114 Surahs of the Koran is just a part of a bigger project.

According to him, classics of Arabic and Persian literature that have never been translated into any European languages will be translated into Ukrainian in the future.

He also said that experts at the Saudi periodical "Journal of Qur'anic Research and Studies" had given him a high mark for his translation.

-- Ukrainian Service

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