Friday, October 20, 2006
Chicken Kyiv?
The State Department now prefers "Kyiv" as the spelling for the capital of Ukraine. AP, however, is sticking with "Kiev."

Read more on Ukraine/the Ukraine here.
posted by Andy Bechtel at 11:47 AM | Permalink |


  • At 3:37 PM, Blogger The Ridger, FCD

    Interesting - sort of halfway between Russian Kiev and Ukrainian Kyyiv.

    But probably still Chicken Kiev, just like it's still Peking Duck.

    ps - your word verification font is tricky. First I debated between w and vv (and chose wrongly) and now I'm hesitating between ril and ni ...