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Author Moser, Michael, 1969-

Title Language policy and the discourse on languages in Ukraine under president Viktor Yanukovych (25 February 2010-28 October 2012) / Michael Moser
Published Stuttgart : Ibidem-Verlag, 2013


Description 1 online resource (495 pages) : some illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Soviet and post-soviet politics and society, 1614-3515 ; volume 122
Soviet and post-Soviet politics and society ; v. 122.
Contents Loyalty toward the small large language -- "Ridna mova" -- Actual language usage -- The citizens' views of language policy -- Advocates of "bilingualism" -- The European charter of regional or minority languages in Ukraine -- The adoption of the language charter in Ukraine -- The major mistake -- The measures acording to the language charter as agreed upon by Ukraine -- The establishment of regional languages -- Viktor Yanukovych and the Ukrainian language -- Coming to power -- Victory day 2011 -- The president and the Ukrainian language -- The Russian world and the "compatriots" -- The Ukrainian population of the Russian Federation -- Fighting the "Orange Revolution" -- Russkiy mir and "historical truth" -- Sviataya Rus' -- Official Russia's impact on Ukraine and Ukrainians -- The ultimate turn-Ukrainians as Russians -- The hawk in Ukrainian language policy : Vadym Kolesnichenko -- Kolesnichenko and "linguistic tolerance" -- Kolesnichenko the "human rights activist" -- Kolesnichenko on guard for Russkiy mir -- Dmytro Tabachnyk and the Ukrainian language in the educational sphere -- Ukraine's minister of education -- Ukrainian-Russian history -- Promoting the Russian language -- Decreasing Ukrainian in the schools -- Restructuring higher education -- Decreasing Ukrainian in the preschools -- Olena Bondarenko and the Ukrainian language in the electronic media -- The draft law of 7 September 2010 -- On the way to the draft law of 7 September 2010 -- Regulations of the draft law of 7 September 2010 -- Criticism in Ukraine -- The Venice commission's alleged "positive assessment" -- The OSCE high commissioner's assessment -- The Venice commission's assessment -- Reactions to the failure -- The OSCE high commissioner's letter -- Reaction to the Venice commission -- Anticipating the law : Serhiy Kivalov, the constitutional court, and the Ukrainian language in the courts of law -- Vadym Kolesnichenko's nd Serhiy Kivalov's draft law : "on principles of the state language policy" -- Promoting and protesting Kolesnichenko's and Kivalov's draft law -- The Venice commission's opinion on Kolesnichenko's and Kivalov's draft law -- Reactions to the "opinion" -- Reaction to the OSCE high commissioner's unpublished assessment -- Pushing through the draft law-the initial attempt -- Pushing through the draft law-the adoption in its first reading -- Pushing through the draft law-the adoption in its "second" reading -- Reactions to the adoption in parliament -- The parliamentary speaker's signature -- The President's signature -- Entering into force -- Amendments of the President's working group -- Summary and outlook -- Bibliography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Yanukovych, Viktor
Yanukovych, Viktor. fast (OCoLC)fst01899918
Janukovyč, Viktor F. 1950- gnd
Subject Language policy -- Ukraine
Ukrainian language -- Political aspects
Russian language -- Political aspects -- Ukraine
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Language and languages -- Political aspects.
Language policy.
Russian language -- Political aspects.
Ukrainian language -- Political aspects.
SUBJECT Ukraine -- Languages -- Political aspects
Subject Ukraine.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783838264974