The long-anticipated law “On ensuring the functioning of the Ukrainian language as official one”, which was considered for two months, was finally approved. “For” voted 278 people’s deputies.
Before the vote, the deputies were shown a film where writers, poets, public activists, scientists, actors, church figures told about the importance of adopting the law on the functioning of the Ukrainian language.
Also, Filaret came to the hall of parliament, who before that in the film said that the church insists on the adoption of the law on the language. Ex-President Viktor Yushchenko also was present.