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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Riga mayor ridiculed the language Centre in response to the maximum penalty


The mayor of Riga, at the same time head of the Riga city Council, announced the fine imposed on the city Parliament the state language Centre of Latvia. Did this Ushakov in their relations with this office ironic manner.


photo: facebook.com

Your post in Facebook announcing the fine, Ushakov traditionally published in two languages: Latvian and Russian. The use of social networks in the recent Riga city Council and became the reason of claims of the state language Center, providing that officials comply with the norms for talk in the national language in the workplace.

While the who noted earlier, that blog post on the American site may not be regulated by law, so social networks are not an official government resource.

“The amount of the fine, the maximum possible is 140 euros,” — said Ushakov to his readers, adding that “by the way, to pay a fine still no one is going to have to litigate”.

Simultaneously, he ironically noted that after the announcement of the penalty, which recently told the mayor, the number of subscribers to Russian pages of the Riga city Council has increased by half (now it is just over 14 thousand people).

In this regard, Ushakov suggested using the language Centre in various advertising campaigns and even led to tours.

Earlier, Ushakov has clashed with the language Centre, and in response to his claim offered to officials to attend to those living in city hall cats, who have also suspected problems with the Latvian language. Also visit Ushakov placed a caricature of the linguistic censors.

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