A posting on the official Web site of MP Hennadiy Moskal reads that
such a decision was approved at the 12th session of Bila Tserkva Village
Council on August 14, according to the law of Ukraine on the principles
of the state language policy.
Moskal received a letter in Romanian language in response to his
inquiry to the head of the village council, George Berinde. A scan of
the document is available on the MP’s Web site.
Bila Tserkva is one of five villages in Rakhiv district where the
majority of the population is of Romanian origin. According to the
population census in 2001, 11.6% of the population of Rakhiv district
were Romanian speakers (10,500 people).