Pidgin — the problem of receiving messages encoded in cp1252 / Ubuntu 10.10 x64?

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Have Ubuntu 10.10 x64.

Is IM client Pidgin 2.7.5 updated of. PPA repository (

Most of the messages of the Protocol ICQ comes to "creasable".

Decoder Lebedev — shows that "strange" messages come encoded in cp1252.

How to achieve a correct display of the received messages?

PS: a Similar situation is observed in the IM client Empathy
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In the account settings under "advanced" what is encoding? If ISO-8859-1, change to cp1251. If won't help read this topic:
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Another observation indicating the encodings for the Protocol:

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