Politics

Verkhovna Rada lifts parliamentary immunity

Verkhovna Rada lifts parliamentary immunity

The Verkhovna Rada has approved at second reading the bill No. 7203 introducing amendments to Article 80 of the Constitution of Ukraine (regarding the immunity of people's deputies of Ukraine), which is to come into force on January 1, 2020.

02 September 2019

31 August 2019

30 August 2019

Zelensky proposes to reduce number of MPs to 300

Zelensky proposes to reduce number of MPs to 300

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky suggests reducing the constitutional composition of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to 300 members and introducing the proportional election system in the parliamentary elections.

Erdogan assures Zelensky of continued support for Ukraine

Erdogan assures Zelensky of continued support for Ukraine

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed by phone the results of the Turkish President's visit to Russia and plans to hold a meeting of the High Level Strategic Council in Kyiv, the Ukrainian president’s press service reported.

President to pay official visit to Poland tomorrow

President to pay official visit to Poland tomorrow

On August 31, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky will begin an official visit to the Republic of Poland at the invitation of President Andrzej Duda, the president’s press service has reported.

29 August 2019

President Zelensky sets new lawmakers tasks

President Zelensky sets new lawmakers tasks

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has set the newly elected Parliament a number of tasks, including the reform of law enforcement agencies and the judiciary, continuation of decentralization and European integration reforms, economic liberalization and strengthening of national security.

Parliament approves faction leaders

Parliament approves faction leaders

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the ninth convocation has approved members and leaders of parliamentary factions, the head of the interim presidium of the Verkhovna Rada, Dmytro Razumkov, has stated.

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