Jewish District Planned in Krivoyrog Region
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Jewish District Planned in Krivoyrog Region

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency Mail Service)

The Central Executive Committee has ratified ### plan of work of the Central Committee for National Minorities for the next five months.

The Central Committee for National Minorities in this plan has laid down the lines for an investigation during the spring and summer months among the Greek and Bulgarian populations in the Odessa region, for the purpose of completing the arrangements for the establishment of the Greek and Bulgarian village Soviets.

Arrangements will also be made for the allocation of new national regions, a Bulgarian district in the Pervomaisk region. Jewish district in the Krivoyrog and Cherson regions, and a number of German districts.

Proposals will be made to the Ministry of Lands to send out its agronomists according to a scheme by which the Greek and Tartar population of the Mariupol and Stalin districts would be served in their mother tongues. The business in the courts and the national Soviets will in the national districts be conducted in the mother tongue of the respective nationality.

Arrangements will be made to draw the Jewish population into the industry, and to form labor cooperatives in the towns. Measures will also be taken to co-opt artisan representatives and to provide the artisans with raw materials. An All-Ukrainian Committee for Jewish land settlement will be set up at the Central Executive Committee.

Preparatory courses will be given for teachers of the national minorities, and arrangements made to conduct the teaching in the schools in the mother tongue of the local population.

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