The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted the draft law #5670-d on the provision of the functioning of the Ukrainian language as the state one on the second reading and in general as 112 Ukraine reported.
On October 4, 2018, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has supported the draft law #5670-d "On provision of the functioning of the Ukrainian language as the state language" as the basis.
Earlier we reported that the status of Ukraine's state language will be endorsed over the course of the next ten years when the government implements the respective program.
On February 28, 2018, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine produced a ruling in regards to the law “On the principles of the state language policy” #5029-VI (the so-called “Kolesnychenko-Kivalov” law).
The Law "On the Principles of language policy" was submitted to the Verkhovna Rada by MPs Vadym Kolesnichenko and Serhiy Kivalov. According to the law, the language of the Verkhovna Rada and acts of public authorities, is Ukrainian. When it comes to the language of elections, referendums, science, and education, the focus is on the human right to freely use any language.