[Edling] Russia is cracking down on minority languages — but a resistance movement is growing

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Wed Sep 19 05:50:45 EDT 2018


The Conversation

Russia is cracking down on minority languages — but a resistance movement is growing

Russia has spent the last several years aggressively advocating for the rights of Russian minorities abroad, and in particular for the “protection” of the Russian language...Yet just three months before Zheleznyak’s furious statement, Russia itself abolished the compulsory teaching of minority languages at schools in its own “ethnic republics”.

Full story:
https://theconversation.com/russia-is-cracking-down-on-minority-languages-but-a-resistance-movement-is-growing-101493

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