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June 16, 2019

Spellcheck beware: Ukraine’s capital is #KyivNotKiev

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The United States Board on Geographic Names will officially list the capital of Ukraine as Kyiv, not Kiev. It's the result of years of advocacy by the Ukrainian government to popularize the Ukrainian spelling. But why does it matter? Produced by: Indra Ekmanis and Lucy Martirosyan. Image credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Aired June 14, 2019

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