In Kherson has cancelled the regional status of the Russian language

В Херсоне отменили региональный статус русского языка

In Kherson in the Russian language took the status of a regional

Deputies of the Kherson city Council overturned the decision of the last cadence, which gave the Russian language regional status.

Deputies of the Kherson city Council on Friday, October 19, canceled the regional status of the Russian language, informs local edition of news of Kherson.

Voted for 33 of the 38 elected representatives. Did not vote three members of the faction Opposition bloc and one independent Deputy.

We will remind, the law on principles of state language policy was adopted during the tenure of former President Viktor Yanukovych. It provided for the establishment of the official use of regional languages in work of local authorities. In Kherson the Russian language was given a status in August 2012.

On 28 February this year the constitutional court of Ukraine in its decision emphasized the effect of the language law, declaring it unconstitutional.

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