Posts tagged with "KyivNotKiev"

News · 15. October 2019
After careful study, the British BBC Broadcasting Corporation decided to change the spelling of Ukraine’s capital in English from "Kiev" to "Kyiv". This rule of writing the capital of Ukraine in texts, maps and charts will come into effect on BBC, starting from October 14, 2019.

News · 10. October 2019
The Wall Street Journal has joined the Associated Press and Webster's New World College Dictionary in using the spelling Kyiv for Ukraine's capital instead of Kiev. This is reported by CorrectUA campaign on Facebook. However, a popular Ukrainian dish Chicken Kiev is an exception. And the old spelling will be left there.

News · 08. May 2019
The first Balkan country has joined the campaign #CorrectUA. In 2018, The Ministry of Corrections of Correspondence of Ukraine launched the online campaign #CorrectUA, the aim of which is to communicate with the world mass media in order to correct the name of Ukraine’s capital (#KyivNotKiev). The word ‘Kiev’ is most commonly used for the English name, but it is the Russian way of pronunciation which was spread during the Soviet period. According to the rules, the Ukrainian 'Київ'...