In Cherkasy regional Council had a fight over language

At the session of Cherkasy regional Council because of the language question fought acting Director of the hotel «Dnepr» Boris Lebedev and the Chairman of the faction VO «Svoboda» in regional Council Yury Botnar.

Reports ZN.UA the cause of the fight was the performance Lebedzeva in Russian.

The deputies began to demand from him to speak Ukrainian, however, the acting Director of the hotel said that it is more convenient to communicate in Russian, after which he was attacked by «Svoboda» Yuri Botnar.

Lebedzeva and Botnari to separate law enforcement agencies and deputies. After the collision Lebedev continued to read the report on the work of the company in 2016 and plans for 2017 in the Ukrainian language.

Note that earlier today, February 8, speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy during the plenary meeting of the Parliament reminded that they should discuss the bill in the Parliament session hall in the Ukrainian language.

«I beg you not to create a conflict where there is none. There is the Constitution of the country in which it is determined that the state language is Ukrainian — one state language… and is impossible to represent in the Parliament of any European country, with all due respect to national minorities to the Parliament acted on the other, and not in the state language. Want a translation? Advance report, translation will be provided and you will so to speak», — said Parubiy in response to a debate between MPs, what language to speak in the Parliament.

The controversy on the language issue was caused by the speech in Russian representative of the faction «Opposition bloc», who explained that speaks in Parliament «in the language in which he communicates with voters.»

Later, the speaker of the Parliament announced that «as of today there is no mechanism to provide such a translation.» He believes that it is necessary to consult how to act in such situations.

Then Parubiy has registered a bill on amendments to the Parliament regulations, which obliges the deputies to use only the Ukrainian language in the course of its work, including in the plenary.




In Cherkasy regional Council had a fight over language 09.02.2017

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