September 20, 2018  |  Updated September 26, 2018

Fake: Russian Language Banned in Lviv

By StopFake
Website screenshot Ukraina.ru

Lviv bans the Russian language hailed scores of Russian propagandist media last week. Lviv bans singing Russian songs wailed Gazeta.eu , while other publications warned that Ukrainian nationalists were oppressing Russian speakers, putting the local population in danger and fostering Ukrainian separatism that is depriving swathes of society from speaking Russian.

These fake and distorted claims were Russian media’s reaction to a resolution enacted by the Lviv Regional Council banning public use of Russian language cultural products, i.e. music and films. The resolution is not a law but a recommendation that does not outline any means of its enforcement.

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