Russian in Nikolaev any more has no status regional according to the decision of the Odessa appellate court
On June 19 the Odessa appellate court cancelled the first point of the decision of the Nikolaev city council on granting to Russian of the status regional.
About it the PRAVDA.MK.UA edition was reported by the deputy of the Nikolaev City Council Galina Yaroshenko (N. Vitrenko's block).
The Odessa appellate court partially satisfied the appeal on the decision of the Central district court of Nikolaev which completely cancelled the decision of the City Council on granting to Russian of the status regional. In particular, the first point of the decision of the City Council in which the status regional is provided to Russian, is cancelled.
"The court made the decision with which I satisfied the appeal partially, from the decision cancelled only the first point which says that we recognized that in our city Russian will be regional. All other points which give the chance to us to work on preservation and to Russian and culture development in the decision remained", the deputy of the Nikolaev City Council Galina Yaroshenko told.
The second and third points of the Nikolaev City Council established the decision that the City Council and its executive bodies in work and official documents can use Russian near the state Ukrainian, and also the City Council decided to provide performance of the European Charter of regional languages or languages меньшин in the territory of Nikolaev.
"We while discuss a cassation question … most likely that we won't submit the cassation because, we can run into that our decision" will be completely cancelled, - Yaroshenko reported.
The Nikolaev City Council made on June 1, 2006 the decision on granting to Russian of the status regional.
We will remind that deputies very much were proud that Russian in Nikolaev has the status regional, and "vitrenkovets" Dmitry Nikolanov at the last session even demanded to transfer to the Russian Charter of the city.