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One Language, No Unity

Kiev’s Ukrainian-only language policy has failed. It is time to recognize the realities of history (and European rules) by recognizing Russian. by Oleg Varfolomeyev KIEV, Ukraine–Russian and Ukrainian, being very similar languages, are understood by everyone in Ukraine. But if somebody addresses you in Russian in Lviv, he must be a tourist. In this formerly […]