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Thursday, March 16, 2006

Good for Yushchenko -- values Ukrainian language

According to the Kyiv Post, Yushchenko urges youth to study Ukrainian...

'To freely speak Ukrainian, and also Russian, English, Germany and French - that's a sign of a modern, educated young person,' Yushchenko said.

This is what Ukrainians have been saying for ages ... over 100 years ago they brought that attitude with them to Canada, where it wasn't appreciated, either. As a result, most of the 1m+ Ukrainian Canadians lost the language under intense pressure to assimilate ... and survive.

What is it about the Ukrainian language and culture that makes the world try to annihilate it?

Good thing Ukrainians know how to survive when pushed into the ground .... kinda like crab-grass. ;-)

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