Yanukovych and Azarov arrive in Verkhovna Rada for opening of session

11:15, 03 September 2013
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President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych, Prime Minister  Mykola Azarov and members of the government of Ukraine arrived in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for opening of the 3rd session of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the 7th convocation.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, members of the Batkivshchyna faction came to the session of the parliament in white T-shirts with a picture of ex Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, lawmakers from the UDAR faction wore red sweaters with inscription “Ukraine is Europe” on it.

When Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Volodymyr Rybak asked to welcome President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych in the session hall, only opposition members did not stand up, members from the Party of Regions, out factional lawmakers and CPU faction stood up from their places.

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