Posted 25 января 15:24
Published 25 января 15:24
Modified 25 января 17:04
Updated 25 января 17:04
Russian President Vladimir Putin has included "countering the excessive use of foreign vocabulary" in the foundations of the state cultural policy. The decree of the head of the state is published on the official portal of legal information.
Russian Russian language protection and support as the state language of the Russian Federation, ensuring compliance with the norms of the modern Russian literary language (including the prevention of obscene language) and countering the excessive use of foreign vocabulary, - the document says. In addition, the list of principles of the state cultural policy includes the protection of the "institution of marriage as a union of men and women", support for creative industries and folk art, priority development of social sciences, the formation of a state order for works of literature and art, "preservation of the fundamental values of Russian society", support for charitable initiatives and public projects, and others aspects.
The draft fundamentals of the state cultural policy was developed in 2014. The initial version of the draft "Fundamentals" caused heated discussions in the media. In the first version of the document, the thesis was put forward that "Russia is not Europe" and the concept of tolerance was questioned. The portal of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences published a statement by the members of the Academic Council of the Institute on the concept of the foundations of cultural policy. Scientists considered the project unconstitutional. It was a violation of article 13 of the basic law. Scientists were confused by the expression that Russia is not Europe, they considered this thesis a "private judgment".