Tag: Use of Russian language

Belarus Has a Name and It Isn’t Belorussia, Russian Court Told

September 2, 2014

Staunton, August 31 – A man from the Belarusian city of Bobruisk has filed suit in a Moscow court against three Russian news agencies seeking compensation for their use of the word ‘Belorussiya’ instead of ‘Belarus’ as the name of his country, something he says has damaged his honor and dignity. “I am a citizen […]