[lg policy] More on Ukraine language law

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jul 5 15:07:53 UTC 2012


All:  There are so many articles on the Ukrainian language law situation
that I am
just going to forward the notices on these and let people look them up at
their leisure.

Ukraine *language* law draws
protests<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/0704/breaking32.htm&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATACOAJApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNFuUBnHOqnsDdj4jmbU5O-4gd5-JQ>
Irish Times
Ukraine language law draws protests. Deputies push each other during a
session in the chamber of the Ukrainian parliament, during a vote on a bill
about the basics of the *language policy* in Kiev. Photograph:
Stringer/Reuters *...*
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»<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://news.google.com/news/story%3Fncl%3Dhttp://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/0704/breaking32.htm%26hl%3Den%26geo%3Dus&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoBjACOAJApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNF7J_PdYzqCjkusx2nw9Tan9ie17A><http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/0704/breaking32.htm&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoAjACOAJApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNFuUBnHOqnsDdj4jmbU5O-4gd5-JQ>
Irish Times<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2012/0704/breaking32.htm&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoAzACOAJApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNFuUBnHOqnsDdj4jmbU5O-4gd5-JQ>Ukraine
passes *language*
bill<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://english.ruvr.ru/2012_07_04/Ukraine-language-bill/&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATADOANApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNG4uYKGkTEOMy-7au3uI2929s1m0A>
The Voice of Russia
The Ukrainian parliament passed a long-debated language bill on Tuesday.
Titled “On the Basics of the State *Language Policy*”, the bill, passed by
a comfortable majority, expands the sphere of use of the Russian language
by granting it special regional *...*
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»<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://news.google.com/news/story%3Fncl%3Dhttp://english.ruvr.ru/2012_07_04/Ukraine-language-bill/%26hl%3Den%26geo%3Dus&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoBjADOANApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNFp-Agmm7F4-I6WcVdh3MP6N3bZOA><http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://english.ruvr.ru/2012_07_04/Ukraine-language-bill/&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoAjADOANApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNG4uYKGkTEOMy-7au3uI2929s1m0A>
The Voice of Russia<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://english.ruvr.ru/2012_07_04/Ukraine-language-bill/&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoAzADOANApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNG4uYKGkTEOMy-7au3uI2929s1m0A>Ukrainian
speaker: *Language* bill would have suited if all amendments had been
*...*<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.interfax.com.ua/eng/main/109948/&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATAEOARApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNGNSg4LMpBRTrUtaRx7K-8gBJrQUA>
Interfax
The bill on the principles of the state *language policy* passed by the
Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada on Tuesday would have suited both opposing parties
if all amendments to it had been accepted, Verkhovna Rada Chairman
Volodymyr Lytvyn said. "The law on *...*
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»<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://news.google.com/news/story%3Fncl%3Dhttp://www.interfax.com.ua/eng/main/109948/%26hl%3Den%26geo%3Dus&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoBjAEOARApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNHbeVsJb3StqZQKPMXETvC1QOFBqA><http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.interfax.com.ua/eng/main/109948/&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoAjAEOARApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNGNSg4LMpBRTrUtaRx7K-8gBJrQUA>
Interfax<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.interfax.com.ua/eng/main/109948/&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoAzAEOARApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNGNSg4LMpBRTrUtaRx7K-8gBJrQUA>Ukraine
seethes with unrest after *language*
vote<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.timeslive.co.za/world/2012/07/04/ukraine-seethes-with-unrest-after-language-vote&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATAFOAVApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNE6Bq3mPZ25Vp6BXDNIc0HcQbYaLA>
Times LIVE
Hundreds of protesters clashed with riot police in central Kiev and
Ukraine's parliament speaker offered to resign on Wednesday amid uproar
after a move to boost the status of the Russian language in the former
Soviet republic. *...* Ukraine seethes with *...*
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»<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://news.google.com/news/story%3Fncl%3Dhttp://www.timeslive.co.za/world/2012/07/04/ukraine-seethes-with-unrest-after-language-vote%26hl%3Den%26geo%3Dus&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoBjAFOAVApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNE5enJl5HGpw9PAxTtOxLZ-TQikYA><http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.timeslive.co.za/world/2012/07/04/ukraine-seethes-with-unrest-after-language-vote&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoAjAFOAVApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNE6Bq3mPZ25Vp6BXDNIc0HcQbYaLA>
Times LIVE<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.timeslive.co.za/world/2012/07/04/ukraine-seethes-with-unrest-after-language-vote&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoAzAFOAVApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNE6Bq3mPZ25Vp6BXDNIc0HcQbYaLA>Defenders
of Ukrainian *language* to keep night vigil outside Ukrainian
House<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.interfax.com.ua/eng/main/110041/&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATAGOAZApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNFGeQ62plAK6PBBLXBqB1LNLLDFlA>
Interfax
Protesting against the law on the principles of the state *language
policy*are planning to keep watch outside the Ukrainian House this
night.
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»<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://news.google.com/news/story%3Fncl%3Dhttp://www.interfax.com.ua/eng/main/110041/%26hl%3Den%26geo%3Dus&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoBjAGOAZApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNF_9wufRlvJlrwA2rUnKNzPOnGKFA><http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.interfax.com.ua/eng/main/110041/&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoAjAGOAZApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNFGeQ62plAK6PBBLXBqB1LNLLDFlA>
Interfax<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.interfax.com.ua/eng/main/110041/&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoAzAGOAZApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNFGeQ62plAK6PBBLXBqB1LNLLDFlA>Ukrainian
opposition holds protest rally in
Kiev<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.focus-fen.net/index.php%3Fid%3Dn282202&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATAHOAdApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNHYQ9x1YGOKpLZMYp09ze0AcTWVyg>
Focus News
Kiev. Ukraine's opposition has held a rally in downtown Kiev to protest the
adoption of the law on the basics of the state *language policy* enhancing
the status of the Russian language in the country, RIA Novosti reported.
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»<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://news.google.com/news/story%3Fncl%3Dhttp://www.focus-fen.net/index.php%253Fid%253Dn282202%26hl%3Den%26geo%3Dus&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoBjAHOAdApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNHoJJROJap5KYTkSIH6AVNCUQbBjg>Ukraine
seethes with unrest after *language* vote on status of
Russian<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/719116.shtml&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoATAIOAhApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNEnAgshe21OiggIqTU55YEZDqQOBA>
Global Times
Riot police block opposition supporters on Tuesday during a rally against a
controversial Russian language bill in Kiev. Ukraine's parliament on
Tuesday passed a bill on *language policy*, which gives Russian language
higher status in certain regions, in *...*
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»<http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://news.google.com/news/story%3Fncl%3Dhttp://www.globaltimes.cn/content/719116.shtml%26hl%3Den%26geo%3Dus&ct=ga&cad=CAcQAhgAIAAoBjAIOAhApYTU_wRIAVAAWABiAmVu&cd=cWzKNjhKJfg&usg=AFQjCNFXWNzaziOTidmNEpkOHppx2lrFYg>H.
Schiffman, Moderator

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