jhawk at MIT.EDU
Fri Dec 15 13:25:17 UTC 2017
It is (perhaps) instructive to note that Wikipedia has debated the Kiev vs. Kyiv issue for the past 15 years, and done so rather strenulously. See
and other numbered archive pages reachable through the navigation arrow at the top of that page (for some reason it skips from 02 to 03), and there is also some discussion on the "regular" talk page and its archives, cf. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Kiev/Archive09
This issue is a little more difficult because the historical Kiev spelling is tied up in the Russia/Ukraine conflict. It's not simply a case of a neutral preference or change thereof.
--jhawk at mit.edu
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