OSCE conf giving Russia, Turkey chance to straighten out relations — Serbia's President
Politician warns Ukraine will face huge losses, job cuts due to ban on exports to Russia
Turkish businesses ring tocsins - Russian presidential press secretary
Islamic State gunmen receive weapons from Turkey — Syria FM
Head of Crimea hopes power bridge will start operating on December 5-6
Turkish businesses ring tocsins - Russian presidential press secretaryRussian Politics & Diplomacy November 28, 9:33
OSCE conf giving Russia, Turkey chance to straighten out relations — Serbia's PresidentWorld November 28, 3:03
NATO understands that Turkey creates risks for entire alliance — Russian NATO envoyRussian Politics & Diplomacy November 28, 0:45
Syria FM says incident with Russian plane act of aggression against Syria's sovereignityWorld November 27, 21:45
Russian Foreign Ministry: No conditions for modernization of trust-building agreementRussian Politics & Diplomacy November 27, 21:35
Head of Crimea hopes power bridge will start operating on December 5-6Business & Economy November 27, 21:29
Russia’s Aerospace Forces chief: Turkish F-16 didn't warn Su-24M crew at agreed frequencyMilitary & Defense November 27, 20:55
Kremlin pleased with results of French president’s visit to MoscowRussian Politics & Diplomacy November 27, 20:03
Russian upper house speaker accuses Turkey of ruining mutually beneficial cooperationRussian Politics & Diplomacy November 27, 19:35
KIEV, May 04 /ITAR-TASS/. Ukraine’s parliament-appointed Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, who arrived in the Black Sea port city of Odessa on Sunday over tragic developments in that city on May 2, has promised decentralizations and “additional guarantees” to regions concerning the use of the Russian language.
Addressing representatives from public organizations, Yatsenyuk promised to “follow the path of decentralization of power” through making relevant amendments to the Ukrainian constitution. Touching the subject of the status of the Russian language, he said that constitutional amendments may give “additional guarantees concerning the use of the Russian language and other languages of national minorities provided corresponding council pass such decisions.”
“We should not only maintain a dialogue within the framework of the constitutional reform, we must complete this dialogue by signing a draft constitution with participation pf all political forces,” he said.
Notable, this is not the first such promise coming from the Kiev authorities. In late April, the Ukrainian cabinet of ministers came out with a statement where it promised to “hear all legal political demands of Ukrainians both in the east and the west of the country.