[lg policy] The Ukrainian House in Kyiv continues to protest against the law on language policy

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jul 11 14:36:45 UTC 2012

In Kyiv continues to protest against the law on language policy
July 7th, 2012 | *Category:* Policy<http://www.news-en.com/category/policy/>|
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The Ukrainian House in Kyiv continues to rally opponents of the law on
language policy, adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine last Tuesday.
Reported by radio free Europe/Radio Liberty. On the square are several
dozen people, mostly young people, some of them on hunger strike with a
demand to abolish the law, according to which the Russian language acquires
the status of a regional in 13 of the 27 oblasts of Ukraine. The situation
in the center of Kiev is calm, police did not interfere with what is
happening. Today one of the leaders of the United Ukrainian oppositions
Arseniy Yatseniuk, speaking at a rally against the law on language policy
in Ukraine, announced the launch of an ambitious new protest rally under
the banner of Ukraine without Yanukovich, which should become the pre-term
parliamentary and presidential elections.

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Under the building of Verkhovna Rada (VR), about 100 people were protesting
against the inclusion in the agenda of the forthcoming B.P plenary week of
the Bill on the basis of the State language policy, the correspondent of
NEWS-EN. «««Protest action participants hold hands, showing the unity of
their beliefs, and shout No schism in Ukraine! As noted in the information
that the participants of the action handed out to passers-by, in the case
of the adoption of this Bill, the Ukrainian language vybrosât from
everywhere-from television and advertising litigation and Government. In
addition, the protesters are convinced that this document amends 33 of the
law of Ukraine, adopted over the past 23 years. 5 June, was adopted in the
first reading the draft law on the bases of the State language policy. Bill
is a constitutional State status of the Ukrainian language. Paragraph 1 of
article 6 project found that the State language of Ukraine is Ukrainian. At
the same time, on the territory of Ukraine is guaranteed freedom of the use
of regional languages, including Russian.


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