Activists of the party collected more than 17 thousand signatures in defense of teaching in Russian for a week. Head of the Kherson Regional Organization of the OPPOSITION BLOC, the Deputy of the Regional Council Vasyliy Fedin reported this on his Facebook page.
He noted that already during the first week of the action the parents of every second Kherson first-grader signed in the defense of teaching in schools in their native language. "Parents were not afraid of the threats of the regional authorities and the mayor of Kherson. The flow of requests does not decrease. Citizens of the whole region express their civil position. The most active are inhabitants of Suvorovsk district of Kherson, where already 83% of the parents of first-graders announced their intention to defend their rights," Vasyliy Fedin emphasized.
"OPPOSITION BLOC will not allow violating the constitutional rights of Ukrainians. We are convinced of the fairness of our struggle – the law and the truth are for us!" the politician stressed.