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In Ukraine, they demanded to dismantle signs in Russian in Odessa

MOSCOW, Nov 7 Commissioner for the Protection of the State Language Taras Kremin appealed to the mayor of Odessa, Gennady Trukhanov, with a demand to dismantle signboards, tablets and advertisements in Russian in the city. in the field of placing information for general information, as well as outdoor advertising only in a non-state language. However, as of today, there is neither a response nor appropriate actions … Thus, outdoor advertising placed with violations on the streets and avenues of our cities should be removed” , – the statement on the official website of the Commissioner for the Protection of the State Language reads.
It is noted that from January 16, 2020, in accordance with Article 32 of the Law of Ukraine “On ensuring the functioning of the Ukrainian language as the state language” all advertising must be in Ukrainian. According to the statement, the monitoring carried out by Odessa activists showed that out of 150 checked stores, every second one violates the language legislation.

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