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What’s with this “Wren” thing?
The oldest extant version of the fable
are presenting here appeared in 1913 in the first volume of a two-volume anthology
Saxon folktales (Plattdeutsche
Volksmärchen “Low German Folktales”)
collected by Wilhelm Wisser (1843–1935). Read
Ukraine, where the Ukrainian
language still has a fighting chance
Ukrainian is an official language of Ukraine, but, due to long-time colonization
by Russia and massive Russian immigration, it now tends to be upstaged by the
Russian language even in its own original territory. Ukrainian is used in many
other countries as well, especially in neighboring countries, in most republics
of the former Soviet Union, in the Americas and in Australia.
vibrant Ukrainian language communities are found in parts of Canada, the United
are many ethnic and linguistic minorities in Ukraine, but most of them use Russian
rather than Ukraine outside their communities.