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  • Mar 29, 2012
  • 06:52 PM

European residents to speak their native tongs

Alexandra Zakharova / The Voice of Russia
On April 1 EU countries start collecting signatures in support of a referendum on equalizing the status of state languages and the languages of ethnic minorities. For the first time Europeans will use the right of civil initiative: since its foundation in 1952, the EU is to conduct its first pan-European referendum.

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