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Russkiy Mir Foundation Participates in Roundtable Russian Language in Sevastopol: Problems and Opportunities

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Russkiy Mir Foundation Participates in Roundtable Russian Language in Sevastopol: Problems and Opportunities


28.07.2009

The Roundtable “Russian Language in Sevastopol: Problems and Opportunities” was held today in Sevastopol.  The event was organized by the Russkiy Mir Foundation and the Moscow House in Sevastopol.

Participants of the roundtable discussed issues concerning the condition and development prospects of the Russian language in Sevastopol and mechanisms for preserving the Russian language.  The event resulted in a final document from the participants calling for support of Russian language in the region.  Cooperation opportunities for the Russkiy Mir Foundation and the Moscow House were also discussed.

Foundation representatives noted the excellent organization of the roundtable, the high-level of discussion and the emphasis on practical matters at the event.  “Our main task at this roundtable is to acquaint all the participants with the activities of the Foundation and with the practical support that Russkiy Mir is providing for the promotion and development of the Russian language in Sevastopol,” said Mikhail Nosov, the Foundation’s director for liaisoning with nongovernmental organizations.

Participants of the roundtable included the leadership of the Moscow House, representatives of the Russkiy Mir Foundation, Russian language specialists, municipal legislators, representatives of NGOs and journalists.

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