Crimean authorities promise to develop Russian, Ukrainian, Tatar languages

The Crimean authorities said they promised to preserve three languages in the region regardless of the results of the referendum scheduled for March 16.

The Crimean authorities said they promised to preserve three languages in the region regardless of the results of the referendum scheduled for March 16.

"We will adhere to the European charter on languages. We follow the three languages. We will not repeat the mistakes Ukraine has committed towards us. We will develop the Ukrainian, Crimean-Tatar and Russian languages," speaker of the Crimean legislature Vladimir Konstantinov told reporters.

At the same time, Crimean cinemas will soon have no movies in Ukraine. "There will be no more movies in the Ukrainian language," the speaker said.

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