Ukrainian language in the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) will be considered on a par with the Russian Ministry of education and science DND Larisa Polyakova.
"If we have two state languages, this means, these two state languages will be considered on an equal basis", - has told the head of the Ministry of education and science.
Polyakov stressed that in educational institutions "Ukrainian language will not be cancelled, but the number of hours to study it in comparison with the period of the Ukrainian authorities may be reduced, reports" Donetsk news Agency ". Recall, June 6, the Day of Russian language, activists of public organization "Young Republic" told about the intention to replace within the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic and all signs in the Ukrainian language on signs in Russian." it is expected to change more than 300 signs and signs and signs in all cities DPR." We will continue this campaign. The 1st step will be to change the signs on educational institutions, hospitals, library and museums", - has specified the authorized organization. According to the text of the Constitution of the DPR, the state languages of the Republic are Russian and Ukrainian. Donetsk and Lugansk national Republic declared independence on the results of the referendums held eleven may 2014 within the limits controlled by the militia, and on may 24 2014 signed a Treaty establishing the Union of people's republics – Novorossia.