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elizabeth  ·  250 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Signs of Lviv

Yup, good translations confirmed.

It's less puns, that cultural context people could be missing - like the whole "in" and "on" Ukraine semantic difference, where people still say "on" Ukraine in Russian (Like when people say "the Ukraine" in english) - like it was grammatically correct during the soviet union. Since it became an independent country, it's an offensive way to refer to the country that denies it's sovereignty