Twitter in Russian and Turkish Goes Live!

Twitter said that starting today, you'll now be able to use Twitter in Russian and Turkish. "We added these two languages to our Translation Center about two months ago. Thanks to the fast, high-quality work of our translators, both languages are now available on twitter.com and mobile.twitter.com," stated Twitter.You can change your language from the […]

Twitter said that starting today, you'll now be able to use Twitter in Russian and Turkish. "We added these two languages to our Translation Center about two months ago. Thanks to the fast, high-quality work of our translators, both languages are now available on twitter.com and mobile.twitter.com," stated Twitter.

You can change your language from the settings page on twitter.com. Once you set your language to Russian or Turkish, you will be able to browse your interests and find interesting Russian and Turkish accounts to follow.

For those of who've an Android device, Twitter for Android is available in Russian and Turkish. "We're working to support these languages in our other mobile applications in the future. We've also translated SMS commands and replies into Turkish; Twitter SMS is currently available with Vodafone in Turkey (shortcode is 2444)," noted Twitter.

Here're a few suggestions to get you started:

Russia
@evgeniplushenko - Evgeny Plushenko, figure skater
@VRSoloviev - Vladimir Soloviev, journalist
@tina_kandelaki - Tina Kandelaki, journalist and TV host
@MedvedevRussia - President of the Russian Federation
@urgantcom - Ivan Urgant, TV host and comedian

Turkey
@erdilyasaroglu - Erdil Yasaroglu, cartoonist
@ezgibasaran - Ezgi Basaran, journalist
@mabirand32gun - Mehmet Ali Birand, news anchor
@sertaberener - Sertab Erener, singer
@niltakipte - Nil Karaibrahimgil, singer

[Source: Twitter blog]