When speaking Ukrainian can get you killed
Every year the country holds a dictation contest, to test listeners on their knowledge of Ukrainian. In today’s issue we explore the deep emotional connection between national identity and language.
Editor’s note: Ukrainian daylight savings time ended today, which means for a week we have one less hour to write our newsletter, until our American readers catch up.
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Everyone knows exams aren’t fun. But earlier this week, I took an academic test. By choice. With no prize.
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