Also called: Croato-Serb a former name for the Serbian and Croatian languages considered together as branches of the same language, belonging to the South Slavonic branch of the Indo-European family. Serbian is usually written in the Cyrillic alphabet, Croatian in Roman
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Language debate sparks fistfight in the Ukrainian ParliamentIn 1991, after 69 years as a Soviet Republic, Ukraine became an independent state. Today Ukraine’s only national language is Ukrainian, even though many citizens still speak Russian. In the Ukrainian Parliament last week the President Viktor Yanukovych’s party proposed a new law to make Russian the second official language in the eastern regions of Ukraine (where much of the population is Russian-speaking). (The pink …
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Serbo-Croat was an obligatory language; but German, as in the army, was the language of command.
A very frequent cause was that they refused to preach in Italian to a congregation which only understood Serbo-Croat.