How to emit Cyrillic and Chinese via unicode from console mode?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Sun Sep 14 13:56:05 EDT 2008

> Can someone point me to an example of a little program that emits non-ascii 
> Unicode characters (Russian or Chinese perhaps)? The unicode 
> Russian/Cyrillic alphabet starts at 0x410. Is this possible to do in a 
> console mode program? If not, I guess I would want to use pywin32 to create 
> a window and a message pump and display it there. I anticipate using pywin32 
> for some other function calls.

It also depends on your console. On Linux, with an UTF-8
capable-and-enabled console,

py> print u"\u0413"

work just fine.


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