The initiative is extremely important at the present time, Mironov is sure, because now we see that in other countries people are forbidden to speak Russian.
"In Europe and in a number of other countries they are simply persecuted", - stated the politician.
It's worth reminding that the Russian Language Day was established in 2010 by the UN. It is celebrated on June 6 - the birthday of the poet Alexander Pushkin. In 2011, this day became a public holiday.