In the Russian account of the United Nations in Twitter posted a message about the AIDS epidemic in Ukraine, using the preposition “to”.
“Ukraine has the second largest HIV/AIDS in Europe”, – stated in the message.
Netizens immediately pointed out that the preposition “on” Ukraine is incorrect and is offensive to our country. In response to criticism leading account recalled that the Russian – one of the official languages of the UN, and it is governed by literary standards. According to them one should write “the Ukraine”.
“The use of the Russian language in the UN (one of the six official languages of the Organization) is subject to the literary norms of the modern Russian language, according to which in UN speak and write in Ukraine”, – tried to justify in the comments.
Users under the post actively commented on the scandalous statement of the United Nations.
“That’s Sharikov branch of the United Nations. Where in all seriousness was shown a picture that the Ukrainian language is spun off from the Russian. The secret coat of arms of this branch of the masons – goat in the garden”, “I Wonder if in 1991 Russia would be separated Kamchadals, and Chukchi, they are now would require that we wrote and spoke “in Kamchatka” and “Chukotka”?”, “Kidding us dude from the country (Russia), occupying first place in Europe by the AIDS epidemic! *Tanism of the brain as it is”, “Instead of worrying that the Russian Federation first the scale of the HIV epidemic in Europe, complains of Ukrainians who want them stopped revealing to humiliate Association “on the outskirts of = Ukraine”, – wrote in the comments.