Wider use of Russian language could be allowed in Donbas – Kravchuk At the same time, granting Russian language a "state status" is off the table, Ukraine's chief settlement negotiator adds.
18:40, 13 August 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
Almost 70% of Ukrainians oppose granting Russian language official status – poll At the same time, they believe Russian language should see no restrictions in citizens' private communications.
16:40, 21 January 2020
"DPR leader" Pushilin offers to strip Ukrainian of national language status in Donbas Russian will be the "only national language" in the Russian-controlled "republic."
15:28, 02 December 2019
Ukraine to launch Russian-language TV channel in battle for hearts and minds: Reuters The channel should be state-run but source some content from private Ukrainian television channels.
11:30, 30 July 2019
Zelensky sees no problem with special status of Russian language in Donbas (Video) The president said a person can speak any language in Ukraine.
13:53, 09 July 2019
Russian MFA demands "at least some status" for Russian language in Ukraine At the same time, the spokesperson expressed surprise over the round table held in the Verkhovna Rada on mass violations of rights of indigenous peoples in Russia.
15:40, 26 December 2018
Another Ukrainian region joins campaign to ban movies, books, songs in Russian The decision is non-binding.
13:27, 07 December 2018
Russian FSB recruits high profile Ukrainian businessman to create political party – SBU According to the investigation, Nahorniy's political force was supposed to take part in the election and promote Russian narratives.
16:40, 22 October 2018
Education Ministry offers way to resolve language issue for Russian speaking students <p>The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine has offered three options for the implementation of Article 7 of Law "On Education" regarding the language of instruction in Ukrainian educational facilities, which will be spelled out in law "On General Secondary Education."</p>
15:20, 12 December 2017
Poll: Over 50% of Ukrainians oppose granting Russian language official status <p>Some 54% of Ukrainians oppose granting the Russian language official status, according to a poll conducted by the Institute of Sociology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in cooperation with the Intellectual Prospects Charitable Foundation, presented at a press conference in Kyiv on Tuesday, an UNIAN correspondent reports.</p>
16:50, 22 August 2017
Ukrainian language out of curriculum in "DPR" schools - transition to Russian completed <p>The Russian-backed self-proclaimed authorities of the "Donetsk People's Republic" ("DPR") have announced a complete transition from the Ukrainian language into Russian language in all educational institutions located in the militant-controlled areas of Donetsk region, "DPR leader" Alexander Zakharchenko said, according to one of the pro-militant online resources.</p>
16:20, 07 June 2017