Ukrainian language

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Ukrainian language,

also called Little Russian: see Russian languageRussian language,
also called Great Russian, member of the East Slavic group of the Slavic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Slavic languages). The principal language of administration in the Soviet Union, Russian is spoken by about 170 million people as a
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also called Slavonic languages, a subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. Because the Slavic group of languages seems to be closer to the Baltic group than to any other, some scholars combine the two in a Balto-Slavic subfamily of the Indo-European
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the contracting authority is required to ensure translation and interpretation especially of english, german, french, spanish, russian, polish, czech, ukrainian, hungarian, roma, ruthenian language, or from other european and non-european official languages ?
The Ruthenian language, serving Lithuanian ideology, has been a source of cultural territorialization: on the one hand, "Lithuanian" writings needed translation into Russian for publishing in Russia; on the other hand, it played the role of Lithuanian separatism after Lublin union at least for 130 years.
5) Not by accident, the alternative name of the new nation has been used in the Ruthenian language.