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Ninety deputies voted for the decision on the socio-political
situation, including the abovementioned appeal, at an extraordinary
session of Lviv Regional Council on August 2

The appeal states that the language law was passed in violation of
the Constitution of Ukraine and the law on the parliament’s rules of
procedure.

In addition, the regional council submitted a statement to the
Prosecutor General’s Office and the Security Service of Ukraine
regarding evidence of criminality in the actions of the Verkhovna Rada
and its officials during the preparation and adoption of the language
law, as envisaged under Part 3, Article 161 of the Criminal Code
(intentional acts committed by an organized group of individuals and
aimed at inciting national enmity and hatred, humiliation of national
honor and dignity, as well as the direct or indirect restriction of
rights of citizens on grounds of language).

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