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Number of kids in Crimea studying in Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar languages decreases, - Ukrainian official

Anton Korinevych, the presidential envoy in the annexed Crimea claimed that one last Ukrainian school remained in Feodosiya; there are 250 students there
21:14, 30 October 2019

Anton Korinevych, President of Ukraine's Envoy in Autonomous Republic of Crimea
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The number of school students in Crimea who have classes in Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar languages is decreasing all the time. Currently, 250 children go to classes held in the Ukrainian language, and another 6,000 learn in the Crimean Tatar. Anton Korinevych, the presidential envoy in the annexed Crimea said so as quoted by Krym.Realii

According to the official, one last Ukrainian school remained in Feodosiya (Crimea). In other schools, Ukrainian is only studied if selected on the parents' request. The history of Ukraine has not been learned there since 2015. 

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Previously, in March 2019, Ukrainian media reported that there was not a single school where the classes would be held in the Ukrainian language. Crimean Human Rights Protection Group activists talked to the parents of school students and found out that all classes are held in the Russian language.

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