About the language in Ukraine and the world:
• Speaking in the Verkhovna Rada on July 28, the President of Lithuania addressed entirely in Ukrainian for the first two minutes of his speech.
• The President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, congratulated the citizens of Ukraine on the occasion of the Statehood Day, publishing a greeting in Ukrainian on Twitter.
• The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, congratulated Ukrainians on the Day of Ukrainian Statehood in the Ukrainian language.
• The ability to translate into Ukrainian has been built into the Mozilla Firefox browser.
• Research: the share of the Ukrainian language on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook has increased from 20% to 70%.
• The occupiers are considering to rename Mariupol into Zhdanov - City Council
• Netflix launches two projects to support Ukrainian cinema.
• Switch to Ukrainian in 28 days. How russian-speaking Ukrainians have been refusing from russian.
The shere of education:
• The Ukrainian educational hub has started working in Poland.
• In Lithuania, two learning models have been developed for Ukrainian schoolchildren and teacher.
• Estonia allocated more than five million euros to educational institutions for the education of children from Ukraine.
The Commissioner asks to report about the acts of linguocide against the Ukrainian language (any actions of the occupiers or their collaborators aimed at discrimination or persecution of Ukrainians on the basis of language, forcible expulsion of the Ukrainian language from public space and public use, replacing it with russian).
"We constantly receive information about the planned assimilation policy of the occupiers and collaborators - the organizers of linguocide - and all of it is about the displacement of the Ukrainian language from public space, social use, as well as discrimination, persecution or repression against citizens of Ukraine on the basis of language," the Commissioner writes in his column on LB.UA.
"In the conditions of martial law, the language law is a key one. Because it mobilizes, supports, organizes and consolidates Ukrainian society around our values. And language is our identity marker, an indicator of our own’s and others’. This was said by the State Language Protection Commissioner in an interview for Ukrainian Service of Polish Radio.