Friday 1 December 2006
November 30, 2006
Ukraine: Nation Tests Native-Language Skills
Dictation has spread out of schools and onto the airwaves (ITAR-TASS) PRAGUE, November 29, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- Ukraine is a pioneer of dictation in the former Soviet Union -- but that doesn't mean other ex-Soviet states are lagging behind. Most of them have developed their own contests aimed at promoting their native language following decades of Russian linguistic domination.