: Ukrainian artists petition for mandatory content quotas
Society18:21 May. 31, 2016

Ukrainian artists petition for mandatory content quotas

Performers ask MPs to adopt a law regulating radio songs to be at least 35% in Ukrainian language

An impromptu concert near the Ukrainian Parliament.  

The MPs were treated to a performance by Ukrainian artists.  

All in support of a law that would implement mandatory Ukrainian language quotas. The artists are asking for 35 percent of content to be in the Ukrainian language.  

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The goal is for radio stations to start with 25 percent at first and gradually increase it in two years. The parliament is set to vote on the mandatory content regulations law this Thursday. 

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