The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law “On introducing amendments into the Law of Ukraine “On election of lawmakers of the Verkhovna Rada of Autonomous Republic Crimea, local councils and village, settlement and city mayors”, author of which is leader of the Party of Regions faction Oleksandr Yefremov.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, 264 out of 430 lawmakers registered in the session hall voted for this law.