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UKRAINE’S “EDUCATION” LEGISLATION AND THE INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS

By: Caitlin Willen               INTRODUCTION Although deemed an “education law,” Ukraine’s controversial designation of Ukranian as the sole language of instruction also applies broadly to local government, restaurants, shops. Furthermore, because it is unconfined to the physical realm, Ukraine’s legislation also applies equally to print and online media.[1]  Perhaps better thought of in terms…