Issue of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia to be raised in PACE
Дата: 20.01.2017 10:25
Ukrainian parliamentary delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe during the current winter session in Strasbourg will raise the issue of liberation of Ukrainian political prisoners in Crimea and Russia, delegation member Oleksiy Honcharenko told Ukrinform news agency.
Verkhovna Rada approves access to foreign forces for peacekeeping exercises in Ukraine
Дата: 19.01.2017 13:50
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has approved a law authorizing the admission of units of armed forces of other states into the territory of Ukraine in 2017 for the participation in multinational maneuvers.
Ukrainian delegation to PACE to insist on keeping sanctions against Russia
Дата: 19.01.2017 12:05
The delegation of the Verkhovna Rada to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will insist that sanctions against the Russian Federation and the Russian delegation to PACE stay in place. Oleksandr Honcharenko, a member of the Ukrainian delegation, told Ukrinform agency.
EU Delegation calls on Parliament to pass decentralization laws without delay
Дата: 18.01.2017 13:20
The EU Delegation to Ukraine has called on the parliament to adopt without delay the bills on decentralization of power. This is according to a statement published by the EU Delegation on Facebook on Wednesday.
Verkhovna Rada hopes for further fruitful cooperation with European Parliament - speaker
Дата: 18.01.2017 11:55
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, hopes for further fruitful cooperation with the European Parliament, which is now headed by Antonio Tajani. Speaker Andriy Parubiy said this at the plenary session on Wednesday.
Parliament passes amnesty law, includes president's recommendations
Дата: 22.12.2016 19:07
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine during a plenary session on Thursday passed law No 4255 on Amnesty in 2016, a measure which also applies to Ukrainian soldiers defending the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, with recommendations by President Petro Poroshenko.
Savchenko removed from Ukrainian delegation to PACE
Дата: 22.12.2016 17:58
The Ukrainian parliament has removed Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko from the country’s delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). A total of 237 lawmakers out of 324 present at a December 22 session of the Verkhovna Rada supported the move.
Parliament amends Tax Code to improve investment climate
Дата: 21.12.2016 14:55
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has approved the law on amending the Tax Code with regard to improving the investment climate. A total of 240 MPs have supported relevant bill No.5368, Ukrinform reports.
Ukrainian MPs pass 2017 budget to boost IMF aid hopes
Дата: 21.12.2016 11:15
Ukraine's parliament approved a budget for 2017 on Wednesday, raising its chance of securing more aid from the International Monetary Fund under a $17.5 billion loan package.
Savchenko expelled from Batkivshchyna faction
Дата: 16.12.2016 13:40
The Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) faction in the Verkhovna Rada has decided to expel MP Nadiya Savchenko from the faction, a Friday statement of the party reads.
Rada passes bill removing administrative barriers exporting services
Дата: 03.11.2016 15:20
Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada has passed a bill amending some Ukrainian laws removing administrative barriers for exports of services. The bill was passed at second reading on Thursday.
Parliament considering introduction of mediation for settling disputes out of court
Дата: 03.11.2016 13:00
Ukrainian lawmakers have approved at first reading a draft law on mediation as a way of settling disputes out of court.
Lliving-wage and minimum wage to rise
Дата: 21.10.2016 14:55
Speaker: Parliament still has no consolidated decision on visas with Russia
Дата: 07.10.2016 18:35
Verkhovna Rada Chairman Andriy Parubiy says parliamentary factions are continuing discussions regarding the introduction of a visa regime with Russia.
Ukrainian parliament extends moratorium on farmland sales at least until 2018
Дата: 07.10.2016 18:00
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, has extended the moratorium on farmland sales at least until 2018.