While Cyryllic was and still remains one of the world's most influential writing systems, the past two hundred years haven't been easy for it, with more and more Cyryllic-based languages opting for switching to the Latin alphabet instead, which is widely seen as facilitating international communication to a much larger degree and, sometimes, better fit to render their respective phonologies, with Romanian (in the 19th century in Romania proper and, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, in Moldova as well) or Azeri being the prime examples of this trend. Aside from that, Latin has become the co-official alphabet in all the Serbo-Croatian-speaking republics of former Yugoslavia (whereas Croatia and Slovenia use Latin-based ones exclusively) and in both Belarus and Ukraine there is a never-ending talk of a possibility to introduce a Latin alphabet or maybe even replacing the Cyryllic one with it altogether (albeit the chances of it coming into fruition anytime soon are rather slim). It's telling that the Soviet Union ''itself'' considered dropping the Cyryllic as a remnant of the ''ancien regime'' immediately following the revolution and had the Communist Party not changed their mind at the right moment, it's very likely that by today the entire alphabet would have fallen into worldwide disuse. Needless to say, ''introducing'' the Cyryllic to any non-Cyryllic-using language isn't considered an option anywhere.
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