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    Verkhovna Rada adopts law on rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons
    Oct20

    Verkhovna Rada adopts law on rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons

    The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, has adopted a law on ensuring the rights and freedoms of internally displaced persons, which establishes guarantees for observing the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of displaced persons. A total of 249 lawmakers voted for the law on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. The purpose...

    Terrorists repeatedly violate truce with Grad rocket launchers over day
    Oct20

    Terrorists repeatedly violate truce with Grad rocket launchers over day

    For the past day, terrorists, by disrupting the Minsk agreements, again fired positions of Ukrainian law enforcers near several towns from MLRS Grad. Spokesman of the NSDC Information-Analytical Center Andriy Lysenko told a briefing, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. “With Grad rocket launchers, terrorists fired ATO positions in Donetsk...

    Deputies refuse to consider rights of ATO soldiers to vote at elections
    Oct20

    Deputies refuse to consider rights of ATO soldiers to vote at elections

    People’s deputies failed including into the agenda several bills, which envisaged granting a right to the ATO military to vote at the elections. People’s deputies did not gather the necessary 226 votes a single time, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. According to Batkivshchyna head in the Verkhovna Rada Serhiy Sobolev, the faction...

    Votes bought for UAH 50-500
    Oct20

    Votes bought for UAH 50-500

    Parliamentary candidates and parties running for the Verkhovna Rada are trying to buy votes for UAH 50-500. Deputy Director General of the Committee of Voters of Ukraine Natalia Lynnyk said this at a press conference on Monday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported. “The price of a vote now ranges from UAH 50 to UAH 500, but it is lower than...

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map
    Oct20

    Situation in Ukraine’s eastern regions. Map

    The situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense. Despite the declared ceasefire, terrorists continue to shell Ukrainian army positions.

    MPs adopt amendments to law on medicines
    Oct20

    MPs adopt amendments to law on medicines

    Lawmakers have approved at second attempt amendments to the legislation on changing the system of registration of medicines in Ukraine. A total of 230 MPs voted for the law introducing amendments to the law of Ukraine on medicines regarding the circulation and state control over the quality of medicines imported into the customs territory of...

    Government plans reduction in gas consumption
    Oct20

    Government plans reduction in gas consumption

    The Ukrainian government has approved a plan of short- and medium-term measures to reduce the consumption of natural gas by heating companies, industrial consumers, public institutions, organizations and the public. The government portal reported this, citing the press service of the State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation....

    Number of deputies increases at once
    Oct20

    Number of deputies increases at once

    Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk arrives in the Verkhovna Rada. Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov announced repeated registration of deputies – 240. They finally gathered a forum. To remind, in the morning 223 people’s deputies registered for the Verkhovna Rada session. The necessary number of votes for adoption of a decision is...

    Russian army losses in Donbas reach 4,360 persons
    Oct20

    Russian army losses in Donbas reach 4,360 persons

    Russian army losses in Donbas fighting have reached 4,360 servicemen. Such statistics on 11 military units were released by Russian human rights activist and founder of the Web project “Cargo 200 from Ukraine to Russia,” Elena Vasilyeva. “The figures are approximate, because there is no accounting of troops in that...

    Turchyov calms deputies: It is safe in Rada today
    Oct20

    Turchyov calms deputies: It is safe in Rada today

    Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov assured people’s deputies that an extraordinary meeting of the parliament will be held under a close guard of law enforcers, therefore, people’s deputies should not be afraid to come for the meeting. He said this, opening the extraordinary session of the Verkhovna Rada Monday, a Ukrinform...

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