Note that while the term ‘unit’ is used in English, the Russian word &! means ‘chapter’.
1.1 INTRODUCING THE RUSSIAN ALPHABET: , , . . .
The Russian alphabet is called Cyrillic and it is named after a Greek monk, St Cyril, who with his brother Methodius brought literacy to the Slavs in the ninth century, although the alphabet they introduced is not quite the one that came to be called Cyrillic. The alphabet is principally based on Greek, but with some additional and new letters.