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I found this post in another forum which also has a problem around the "И" character:

https://www.java-forums.org/new-java/51981-problem-encoding-russian-text-between-utf-8-unicode.html

Could it be that your default OS encoding is other than UTF-8? You might have to run the Java process specifically with UTF-8?

I found this post in another forum which also has a problem around the "И" character:

https://www.java-forums.org/new-java/51981-problem-encoding-russian-text-between-utf-8-unicode.html

Could it be that your default OS encoding is other than UTF-8? You might have to run the Java process specifically with UTF-8?

According to this you can run your application server with the JVM parameter ...

-Dfile.encoding=UTF-8


... to set it explicitely.

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