I'm aware of this problem in some situations. For some reason variations of server encoding, container encoding, database version and encoding and browser encoding make the correct translation of cyrillic fail.
The approach I usually do is the old trial-and-erro, unfortunately.
Rafael [originally posted on jforum.net by Rafael Steil]
I ve set forum's and database encoding to "iso8889-9" unicode to support turkish char set.
But its not working some of the characters when users posts messages shows "?" uknown char
? ? [originally posted on jforum.net by kadirbasol]