MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday approved a bill requiring lawmakers to lock up their guns before entering the chamber.
The bill that obliges lawmakers to leave weapons and explosives in lockers follows last week’s statement by Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko, who accused lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko, of plotting an attack on parliament with grenades and automatic weapons.
The accusations followed Savchenko’s claim that Lutsenko was covering up the killings of protesters during Ukraine’s 2014 uprising.
Unidentified snipers killed dozens of people on the Maidan in February 2014, triggering public anger and leading to the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych. Russia responded by …read more
Source: The News