Anti-bilingual referendum wouldnt pass, but Vukovar should be Cyrillic-fre | Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:46:52 -0700

A referendum at which Croatians would vote whether an ethnic minority can use their language and script only in communities where they account for over 50% of the local population, thus raising the threshold from the current one third requirement ...

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Croatian nationalists set to force referendum against Cyrillic script

Europe Online Magazine | Thu, 03 Jul 2014 05:11:15 -0700

Zagreb (dpa) - Croatian nationalists have gathered enough support to force a referendum to ban the mandatory use of the Cyrillic script used in some areas, the government confirmed in a report to the parliament on Thursday. The petition for the ...

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The Web Is Global, and Now There Are the Fonts to Prove It

Mashable | Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:26:15 -0700

Rosetta Type's Skolar, for example, was designed specifically as a multi-script font supporting Latin, Cyrillic, Greek, Devanagari and Gujarati. The same is true for Indian Type Foundry's Akhand font, which has a similarly compact style for four Indic ...

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Weapons Used by Ukraine's Rebels Point Toward Russian Origins

The Moscow Times (blog) | Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:26:15 -0700

According to the ornate Cyrillic handwriting in the weapon's Russian Defense Ministry logbook, seen by Reuters, the portable rocket, for use with an Igla rocket launcher, was destined for a base in Rostov, some 50 kilometers from the Ukrainian border.

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