As a result of the bloody war taking place in Europe following Russia’s invasion of Ukrainian territory, an ideological war is also being waged in relation to the two countries’ shared fate and path through history. As we are always intrigued by linguistic issues, we decided to translate and present a fascinating article on Russian and Ukrainian and the extent to which these languages are two discrete linguistic entities or two different dialects of the same language. Enjoy!
This article is a loose translation of an English-language article published online on the www.theconversation.com website. To read the article in its original form, click here.