The Ministry for Veterans Affairs, Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons wrote about this on Facebook.
"At a regular sitting of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, MPs considered and supported as basis the bill No.2045-1 on granting the official combatant status to members of voluntary units who participated in the Russian-Ukrainian war [in Donbas], defending Ukraine’s integrity and independence," Minister Oksana Koliada wrote.
In particular, the bill envisages a clear procedure how members of voluntary units can obtain the official combatant status.
Also, MPs supported a proposal to shorten the terms for developing the bill for second reading.
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