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Ukraine to introduce criminal liability for conversations in foreign languages

Summary of Disinformation

Everyone will have to speak Ukrainian if the new law on language in Ukraine comes into force. Ukraine introduces criminal liability for conversations in foreign languages.


The new law on language is still only in the phase of a draft. Yet, it specifically says that every citizen is free to choose any language in private encounters. Read more about the law here.

More debunking on the fakes about the new language law by The Insider.

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Reported in: Issue 121
Date: 05.10.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Keywords: Anti-Russian, Russian language
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Perviy Kanal
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