Disinfo: Zaporizhzhia city council rejects Ukrainian language

Summary

Zaporizhzhia city council rejects Ukrainian language.

Disproof

There is no mention of any rejection of the use of Ukrainian in official Zaporizhzhia city documents. The whole article is based on a Facebook post of a local activist: bit.ly/1PICYZe,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 14
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 29/01/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: State oppression
  • Outlet: golospravdy.com

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