Osnova and the Origins of the Valuev Directive

  title={Osnova and the Origins of the Valuev Directive},
  author={M. Moser},
  • M. Moser
  • Published 19 September 2017
  • Engineering
After the Crimean War, Ukrainian intellectuals utilized the temporary liberalization in the Russian Empire to extend the use of the Ukrainian language beyond the spheres of folklore and fine literature, to develop Ukrainian into a modern standard language, and to set measures to disseminate this language among speakers of Ukrainian. These processes were reflected, inter alia, in the journal Osnova ( The Foundation ) of 1861-62. As my study shows, when the Russian administration issued the… 
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