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The presidential administration (AP) Ukraine does not share the opinion of the co-owner of the Studio “Kvartal 95” Boris Sefira who voted for the abolition of the law on the Ukrainian language. On it informs “bi-Bi-si”.
“He expressed only his own opinion. This opinion does not coincide with the position of the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky and the presidential Administration,” — said the press service.
Also in Department noted that Safir is not an official representative of the party “servant of the people” or Advisor of the President of Ukraine. “Since the accession of Vladimir Zelensky in the position of Boris Shafir not communicated with the President,” added the AP.
Earlier on may 31 the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andrei Parubiy said that will not let Vladimir Zelensky to cancel laws adopted by Parliament on the language and decommunization. According to him, team President talks about the possible cancellation of these documents. The politician did not elaborate on what the statements involved. Parubiy promised the team Zelensky “the burning ground”.
30 may Boris Shafir in an interview with the Detector “media” said that the abolition of the language law will be the first step towards ending the war in the Donbass. Also, in his opinion, the previous government was interested in the war, and with Russian President Vladimir Putin “can agree”.
On 25 April the Verkhovna Rada adopted the law “On ensuring the functioning of Ukrainian as the state language”. Immediately after the vote, the speaker of Parliament Andriy Parubiy has signed the law, he was later signed and the outgoing President Petro Poroshenko. In the team’s new President Vladimir Zelensky law called the method of a whip, urging to increase the number of gingerbread around the Ukrainian language. There’s also offered to check the document for violations of the rights of linguistic minorities.
According to the document, officials are required to speak Ukrainian at meetings, events, meetings, and public authorities — use version of computer software with the interface in the state language. All pages of the state bodies, enterprises and the state-run media should be conducted in Ukrainian.
Brothers Boris and Sergey Sefira are co-owners based Zelensky Studio “Kvartal 95”, which produces Ukraine Comedy shows. After his election as President Zelensky handed over his share of the business partners. According to Sereia Sefira, the President will continue to receive dividends from the company.
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