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    Police say about arrest of 36 participants in clashes
    Oct14

    Police say about arrest of 36 participants in clashes

    The Kyiv police have officially confirmed the detention of only 36 participants of clashes near the parliament. “36 people were arrested on suspicion of committing offenses,” the Public Relations Department of the Interior Ministry Main Department in Kyiv told the agency. They added that information comes from physicians about the...

    Right Sector and Svoboda say they have nothing to do with events near Verkhovna Rada
    Oct14

    Right Sector and Svoboda say they have nothing to do with events near Verkhovna Rada

    Svoboda leader Oleh Tiahnybok said on the sidelines of the Verkhovna Rada that representatives of this political force managed to localize provocateurs, who undermined smoke bombs near the Verkhovna Rada. “Svoboda members localized those, who threw smoke bombs and explosive packages and therefore they are not currently on the whole territory,”...

    Collision near Verkhovna Rada: More than 20 detainees and wounded policemen. Photo report
    Oct14

    Collision near Verkhovna Rada: More than 20 detainees and wounded policemen. Photo report

    Law enforcers detained a group of protesters, involved in collisions near the Verkhovna Rada building. Head of the Media Liaison Department of the Interior Ministry Main Department in the city of Kyiv Yulia Mustash told a Ukrinform correspondent. “The detainees. Their exact number is being currently established,” she said. At the same...

    Poroshenko and Merkel agree on actions in Milan
    Oct14

    Poroshenko and Merkel agree on actions in Milan

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel coordinated actions before the summit in Milan. The presidential press service informed. “Petro Poroshenko and Angela Merkel coordinated actions before the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Milan on October 16-17 and agreed to hold meetings both in bilateral and...

    Provocations make Turchynov adjourn Verkhovna Rada meeting
    Oct14

    Provocations make Turchynov adjourn Verkhovna Rada meeting

    Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov adjourned the Verkhovna Rada meeting. He justified his decision by provocations near the parliament and therefore by lack of the required number of MPs to vote. However, Turchynov said that he will consult with factions on the possible convening of an extraordinary session. To remind, today, on the feast of the...

    Verkhovna Rada fired of pump-action weapons
    Oct14

    Verkhovna Rada fired of pump-action weapons

    Shooting of pump-action weapons started at windows of the Verkhovna Rada. The security has asked all journalists to move away from the windows and to close the curtains, a Ukrinform correspondent reports. Now, smoke bombs are blown on the square in front of the parliament. To remind, today, on the feast of the Intercession of Holy Virgin, a march...

    Situation becomes tense near Verkhovna Rada, explosions are heard
    Oct14

    Situation becomes tense near Verkhovna Rada, explosions are heard

    Participants in the march on the occasion of creation of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, organized by the All-Ukrainian Association Svoboda, came to the square near the Verkhovna Rada. During a meeting, which started from Maidan Nezalezhnosti, the number of participants grew. A Ukrinform correspondent reports. Currently, the situation near the...

    Parliament creates Anti-Corruption Bureau
    Oct14

    Parliament creates Anti-Corruption Bureau

    The parliament voted to create the Anti-Corruption Bureau in Ukraine. 278 people’s deputies voted for the Law “On a system of special commissioners in combating corruption.” To remind, earlier, the President’s Representative in Parliament Ruslan Kniazevych said that in case of creation of the Anti-Corruption Bureau on...

    Verkhovna Rada strengthens responsibility for violation of voting rights
    Oct14

    Verkhovna Rada strengthens responsibility for violation of voting rights

    The parliament adopted the law as a whole “On amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine (to strengthen accountability for violation of electoral rights).” 233 deputies voted for this decision. Adviser to the Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko previously said that, in particular, the penalty for selling a vote will be UAH 340-5,100...

    Yatseniuk: Offshore era is over in Ukraine
    Oct14

    Yatseniuk: Offshore era is over in Ukraine

    The parliament adopted amendments to the legislation, which allowed the disclosure of final beneficiaries and makes it impossible thus concealing data, in particular, about the offshore area or owners of the so-called shell companies. 265 deputies voted for the Law “On amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine regarding definition...

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