Ukraine's first PM Fokin victim of manipulation over "Donbas pardon" statement – journo As for his statement on the special status for Donbas, there are also nuances that should be taken into account, says Garmash.
12:20, 03 September 2020
Fifty MPs ask Constitutional Court to recognize as "unconstitutional" law on clemency for Maidan protesters In February 2014, the Verkhovna Rada adopted a law banning prosecution and punishment of participants in the Revolution of Dignity as many activists had been imprisoned, or otherwise prosecuted on fabricated charges.
22:00, 02 June 2020
Capital amnesty should be introduced in Ukraine from 2021 – lawmaker Major debate on the subject is focused on the number and size of rates.
10:00, 26 May 2020
Justice Ministry may apply pardons, targeted release to unload Ukrainian prisons amid pandemic The minister elaborated on categories of inmates subject to possible amnesty.
13:40, 14 May 2020
Ukraine may release almost 900 prisoners amid COVID-19 epidemic The ministry wants to amend laws to reduce the number of new people sent to pretrial detention centers or penal colonies.
16:58, 08 April 2020
New chief prosecutor says law on clemency for Maidan protesters contradicts criminal procedural code She says it should be repealed to put the Maidan shootings investigation off pause.
14:40, 17 March 2020
Team Zelensky explain, which participants of Donbas events not to be pardoned The question of liability of those who collaborated with illegal armed groups or the occupation administration in Donbas is more complex.
20:15, 17 December 2019
"Amnesty" most controversial issue of Donbas settlement – MP The issue will have to be addressed carefully, the expert believes.
10:40, 12 December 2019
Lavrov wants Paris, Berlin react to Ukraine's stance on amnesty, talks with self-styled "authorities" in Donbas Some signals coming from Kyiv Lavrov called "contradictory".
21:10, 18 November 2019
All necessary legislation adopted in Ukraine to ensure Donbas amnesty – Foreign Ministry At the same time, persons involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines' MH17 shall not be pardoned.
15:40, 18 October 2019
Ukraine to never agree to unconditional amnesty for all enemy combatants in Donbas, MP says Ukrainian legislation should determine how to treat participants in illegal armed groups who were not involved in the killings and who repented.
09:50, 17 October 2019
Ukraine's Foreign Minister rejects idea of full amnesty for Donbas militants The top diplomat recalled that in 2015, the Verkhovna Rada passed the amnesty law that never provided for full amnesty.
12:00, 15 September 2019
Putin: Any meeting in "Normandy format" should lead to concrete results There's a "number of issues that we need to agree upon," the Russian leader said.
23:55, 19 August 2019
Servant of the People leader rules out amnesty for war criminals All war criminals will be held liable.
12:20, 23 July 2019
Poroshenko speaks of tax amnesty The president urged experts to discuss whether it would be appropriate to adopt a relevant law.
23:50, 12 March 2018
Volker explains why Ukraine doesn't agree to grant amnesty to Donbas militants <p>United States Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Kurt Volker has explained why Ukraine does not agree to grant amnesty to pro-Russian militants and to ensure the special status of Donbas, according to the official's special briefing published on the website of the U.S. State Department.</p>
21:55, 04 November 2017
Poroshenko signs long-awaited law on amnesty for Ukraine soldiers with minor offence <p>Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill into law to grant amnesty for Ukrainian soldiers participating in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in the east of Ukraine who have committed minor offences.</p>
19:58, 03 September 2017
Lutsenko says no general amnesty for Donbas separatists <p>Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko says that there will be no general amnesty for mercenaries who have been fighting against Ukraine in Donbas; every case will be considered separately in a legal procedure, according to Germany's Bild.</p>
20:44, 02 April 2017