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Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy canceled the invitation for members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to observe the early parliamentary elections in Ukraine, reports the head of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE Vladimir Aryev.
Earlier, Ukrainian Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs recommended the Verkhovna Rada to suspend the participation of permanent Ukrainian delegation in the PACE.
Earlier, PACE removed all restrictions from the …
Russia’s Defense Ministry plans to create its own film studio in the “Patriot” park near Moscow, where it will shoot a “truthful film”, Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu told the Russian TV channel Zvezda in an interview.
“We want there to be a good, truthful film, and that is why we have begun and, I think, will soon make that very film studio, film center, where we will shoot the film. Incidentally, it will be here, in the Patriot park, and in various areas in Moscow,” the minister said.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky dismissed 15 heads of the Local Government Administrations. The decrees on their dismissal have been posted on the President’s website.
The heads of Kyiv, Kherson, Odesa, Lviv, and Khmelnytskyi, as well as other regions administrations, have been dismissed. The press service of the President also published decrees on the appointment of 13 people who will be working as governors.
On June 10 Zelensky’s press Secretary Yuliya Mendel noted that Zelensky …
At a session on 9 June, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s “Servant of the People” party unveiled its program for the upcoming snap parliamentary elections. Its priorities include purging and renewing the country’s government system, eradicating corruption, establishing attractive conditions for business, reforming the social sector and building an innovative economy, the party wrote on Facebook.
“Ukraine needs radical changes. This was confirmed by the voting for Volodymyr Zelensky in …
The fifth president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, announced he is ready to assume the office of Prime Minister in the event that his European Solidarity party wins in the early parliamentary elections.
“If we win the elections, then yes,” Poroshenko said in a comment to Hromadske, as reported by Radio Svoboda.
On June 9, the European Solidarity Party presented the first ten of its list for the early parliamentary elections which are scheduled for July 21. It included, among others: Petro …
The representative of the Ukrainian President in the Verkhovna Rada, Ruslan Stefanchuk, during an interview on 1+1 TV channel, said that the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky plans to propose to the Ukrainian Parliament to dismiss the Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko next week. He will also offer to dismiss the Foreign, Defense, and Security Ministers.
He also noted that negotiations on new candidates for the posts continue. However, the representative of the Ukrainian President refused …
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has simplified the process to apply for a Ukrainian citizenship for foreigners and stateless persons who defended Ukraine’s territorial integrity and inviolability.
Two hundred thirty deputies voted to adopt draft law No. 3433. The minimum required to pass is 226.
The law allows foreign volunteers to bypass the requirement that one must have legally resided in Ukraine for 5 years and know the Ukrainian language.
A foreigner can attain proof of serving to protect …
The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky has submitted the bill on the punishment for unlawful acquisition of wealth by government officials to the Verkhovna Rada, reports the President’s press service.
The bill of the Ukrainian President provids for confiscation of the illegally acquired assets and restoration of criminal punishment for illegal enrichment. The text of the document has not been published yet.
In February, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine recognized the section of the …
Former Georgian President and governor of Ukraine’s Odessa province Mikheil Saakashvili does not intend to take part in the snap parliamentary election in Ukraine, he told reporters after returning Ukraine, the Ukrainian News Agency reports.
“I am not going to take part in the elections,” he said.
Saakashvili said that he will “help Ukraine to become better, but in a different capacity”. He also said that he has not discussed any possible positions within President Volodymyr Zelensky’s team. …
The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky submitted the bill on the impeachment of the Head of State to the Verkhovna Rada, reported Zelensky's representative in Parliament Ruslan Stefanchuk.
"President Zelensky, as promised during the election campaign, today submitted to the Verkhovna Rada a draft law on a special procedure for removing the President from office (impeachment)," he said.
Also, Stefanchuk reminded that the Parliament has received the bill on cancellation of parliamentary …