Lavrov admitted weakening the position of the Russian language in the post-Soviet space over the last 30 years

Sergey Lavrov

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# 31 August 2021 14:03 (UTC +04:00)

Over the past 30 years, the position of the Russian language is weakening in the post-Soviet space, especially in the Central Asian region, where most migrant workers come to Russia, said the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in a meeting with the representatives of national cultural associations, APA’s Moscow bureau reports.

“Unfortunately, over the past 30 years, the Russian language began to lose its position very quickly”, said the Russian Foreign minister.

S. Lavrov noted that in recent years, it has been given great importance to the promotion of the national language, which is completely natural for countries that have gained sovereignty and want to preserve their culture, but at the same time, in some cases, the Russian language has suddenly lost its position.