Feedback

Language Ombudsman advises Ukrainians discontent with language law to "go to other countries"

Source : 112 Ukraine

Taras Kremin asked to respect and comply with the Constitution of Ukraine
15:47, 6 August 2021

Language Ombudsman Taras Kremin
Ukrinform

Ukraine's State Commissioner for the Protection of the State Language Taras Kremin called on those who are not satisfied with the language law to leave the country. He wrote this on his Facebook.

"Those who are not satisfied with the presence of the Commissioner for the Protection of the State Language, the language law, who are not satisfied with the Ukrainian state, specify all this before setting off for another country, where you think you will feel comfortable," Kremin said.

The Language Ombudsman added that if you have Ukrainian citizenship, live and work here, "please respect and comply with the Constitution of Ukraine and its laws."

Related: Language ombudsman: Service sphere to switch to Ukrainian language from January 16, 2021

On July 16, a number of articles of the language law come into force in Ukraine, in particular part 6 of Art. 23, which stipulates that "the language of distribution and screening of films in Ukraine is the state language", i.e., Ukrainian. It regulates this rule for cinemas, on television and on Internet platforms.

Constitutional Court of Ukraine recognized the language law constitutional.

Related: Between pandemic and language law. What happens to book sales in Ukraine?

Earlier, Zelensky urged people who "feel Donbas as Russia" to go look for place in Russia.

Topics:
Система Orphus

If you find an error, highlight the desired text and press Ctrl + Enter, to tell about it

Comments
see more