Poroshenko admitted that he considers himself Russian-speaking person

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The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, speaking on air of ICTV TV channel to the East of the country, said that the government does not seek to infringe on the rights of citizens to communicate in the home language, which they do prefer.

“We have to save Ukraine, so our citizens need to learn the Ukrainian language… But I respect other languages, speak several foreign. No one will infringe on your right to speak Russian, I myself am a Russian,” – said Poroshenko.

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