UN calls on Ukraine to develop law on rights of indigenous peoples, national minorities The bill on the rights of national minorities will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada for consideration this fall.
11:05, 05 August 2020
Clashes with police reported in Kyiv as lawmakers plan to consider change to language law (Photos, video) Activists have been rallying for a second day in a row.
17:58, 17 July 2020
New language ombudsman announces free Ukrainian courses The official says Ukraine needs a state program to popularize the Ukrainian language.
10:55, 13 July 2020
Advocates of Ukrainian Language Law rally outside Constitutional Court building They see attempts to cancel the law as part of Russian propaganda.
23:29, 09 July 2020
Ukraine must have only one state language, NSDC secretary says Ukrainians should learn English to become part of the civilized world, the official emphasized.
12:20, 06 July 2020
Szijjártó: Hungary wants to resolve language issues soon to unblock Ukraine-NATO Commission According to the Hungarian foreign minister, his country is interested in good neighborly relations.
16:40, 25 June 2020
Ukrainian diplomats praise language move by McDonald's The company stressed that the Ukrainian language is a priority in communication with customers.
22:40, 16 June 2020
Ukraine doesn't make amendments to education law other than those recommended by Venice Commission – FM Kuleba Relations with Hungary deteriorated after the adoption of a new education law in Ukraine in 2017.
16:55, 15 June 2020
Ukraine, Hungary move to settle differences over minority legislation Meanwhile, Hungary's political leaders seem oblivious to the risk that their tactics in NATO may set a precedent whereby other member countries would inject parochial issues into the Alliance unrelated to its mandate and missions.
20:40, 05 June 2020
Language ombudsperson resigns over "lack of funding" The relevant Secretariat was never established, she adds.
18:00, 24 April 2020
Ukrainian language stripped of official status in Russian proxy Donbas "republic" – rights watchdog Ukrainian teachers are known to have been retrained to teach Russian, while the number of classes assigned to Ukrainian was cut back in 2014.
22:50, 08 March 2020
Most citizens say officials must speak Ukrainian during working hours A total of 81% agree that the Ukrainian language is an important feature of Ukraine's independence.
14:00, 21 January 2020
RFE/RL: Ukraine's only English-language TV channel shuts down Its last broadcast was on January 12.
10:59, 13 January 2020
Fines for not using Ukrainian in official communication to be introduced in two-three years – language ombudsperson Monakhova reiterated the law does not regulate the use of the Ukrainian language in the private sphere.
16:00, 12 December 2019
Media outlet reveals how much ex-chief prosecutor Lutsenko may pay for English courses in London The language school is located in the prestigious area of Holland Park.
13:27, 21 October 2019
Ukraine's Vice PM names key "red line" in relations with Hungary Hungary has every right to support its ethnic compatriots, but Ukraine will always perceive them as its citizens, "with all rights and obligations," Kuleba said.
12:40, 27 September 2019
Ukraine invites Hungary to use experience of resolving Hungarian-Slovak issues to improve bilateral relations Command of the Ukrainian language is a key prerequisite for the implementation of the Ukrainian citizens' rights, the diplomat said.
15:40, 25 September 2019
Radio Poland: Ukrainian wins int'l Polish language competition A Ukrainian national has been named "International Master of the Polish Language," seeing off over 200 competitors from across the globe to claim this year's title.
14:11, 17 August 2019
Swearing good for people, says Ukrainian health minister – media The law on "countering foul language" is currently being examined by a parliamentary committee.
02:25, 05 July 2019