November 30, Ukraine's official Twitter account called on Apple and Google to create an emoji for borsch: "Recently Thomas Baekdal started an important discussion on emoji burgers. We want to go further: Google & Apple, time to have a borscht emoji!"
November 1, an article “Forget burgers, Ukrainians want an emoji for Boscht” appeared on U.S. digital media website Mashable. "Can we pause on the burger emoji debate for a second? People in Ukraine want a different dish to get some emoji love," the article reads.
The author of the article Rachel Thompson talked to the people behind Ukraine's official Twitter account. According to them, borshch deserves an emoji, because has had a truly enormous impact on the world: "Lots of poets, scientists and politicians have made a contribution to the world history after a hot bowl of borscht (true story!) We think this historical course should find its righteous place in a proud family of food emoji."
The spokesperson for Ukraine's Twitter account said they're currently looking at the Unicode emoji criteria so they have their best shot at convincing the committee to make this borscht emoji dream a reality.
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