The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko supported the introduction of English as a 2nd working language together with Ukrainian across the country, the Ukrainian leader said at the celebrations on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.
"Mogilyanka" for the first time introduced two working languages – English And Ukrainian. And I think it would be very good to And Ukraine, And not only in " mogilyanke ", in Ukrainian, appeared own working language. And this language is rightly required to be English ", – Poroshenko said, reports news Agency.
in November 2014 the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at the Awards ceremony Taras Shevchenko said that only the Ukrainian language will have the status of a state in the country. He also said that the second mandatory for study language in Ukraine is obliged to become English, And " not Russian ". However, the views that the position of Russian population in 2014 has changed for the worst compared with last year, hold 89% of Inhabitants of Ukraine. And in a report of Kyiv international Institute of sociology "Socio-political situation in Ukraine: July 2015" it is reported that in order to restore peace in the country, the people of Ukraine agree to grant the Russian language the status of the 2nd state. In April, Poroshenko said that at the meetings of the government English language sounds more frequently than Russian, And called it an accomplishment. In July Poroshenko asked in a persistent form from the staff officers of the military power in one year to learn English. In the same month, Poroshenko said that the Donbass there is And will be Ukrainian region, And residents of the region will be besprepyatstvenno speak Ukrainian And Russian languages.