|[Published: Wednesday January 13 2021]
New law makes Russian 'privileged status' in Moldova
BRUSSELS, 13 Jan. - (ANA) - Following a draft law approved by Moldovan parliament, the Russian language will now get a special status as the "language of interethnic communication", and becomes mandatory for all civil servants.
Russian will be used in all matters dealing with state authorities in Moldova, alongside the Moldavan language, a dialect of Romanian, as specified in the country's constitution. - (ANA) -
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