Re: [orthodox-synod] Fw: From today's (1 Sep. 2000) New York Times
- pwrbarrett@... wrote:
> ...I read a separate analysis of this news event, which suggested that they
> MOSCOW (AP) -- One of Russia's largest republics marked the
> start of the new school year Friday by dropping Cyrillic in favor of
> the Latin alphabet, in part because it wants closer ties with Europe.
> Schools in Tatarstan will now use the Latin alphabet for
> written work in the local Tatar language..
are more interested in closer ties with Turkey than with Europe proper.
The Turks use a modification of the Latin alphabet...