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Speaking Russian to be illegal in Donetsk!

The prosecutor’s office of the occupied part of the Donetsk People’s Republic (the so-called “Prosecutor’s Office of the Donetsk Region.” – Ed.) demands that the  decision of the regional council, by which the Russian is a recognized regional language, be abolished.

Latvia phases out Russian language completely

Latvia has approved the translation of all national schools into Latvian. The decision was made in the final reading. The transition of schools to the state language of instruction is necessary, said the Prime Minister of Latvia, Maris Kuchinskis.

In Riga, Latvia, five thousand march in support of the Russian language

November 17 – Fort Russ News – Novorosinform, translated by Tom Winter – “The Latvian government is not indifferent to Russians: it hates us.” Riga. In the Latvian capital, last night, thousands marched in defense of the Russian language. The main slogan of the procession – “Assimilation – no!”, was written in three languages: Russian, […]

Russian language textbook prevents Donbass woman from visiting Ukraine

November 6 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –  Rusvesna – by Inessa Sinchougova  Kiev- affiliated road police in the Belovodsk district spent three hours at a roadblock, questioning a resident of Lugansk with her third-grader son, because of a textbook found with them of the Russian language. The woman stated that on October 21 she, along […]

Famous Ukrainian TV host switches to Russian language

November 3 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –  Federal News Agency  – by Inessa Sinchougova  KIEV, Ukraine. A well-known Kiev TV journalist, Vyacheslav Pihovshek, in protest against language restrictions introduced by the authorities, broadcasted his latest programme episode in the Russian language.  Pihovshek explained his actions – stating that he “fully proved his loyalty to the […]

Whole restaurant quits after being asked to work in Ukrainian language

July 16, 2017 – Fort Russ News –  DNR News – translated by Inessa Sinchougova  In Zaporozhie, the owner of an Italian cafe “Trattoria Fabrizio”, Fabrizio Cosquer, asked his staff to serve the guests in the Ukrainian language. Following the request, the entire team resigned, as was stated on the social media of  one of the former […]