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
Russia may try to drag occupied Donbas residents with Russian passports into voting Ukraine's envoy to the UN earlier stated that Russia had issued more than 200,000 passports Ukrainians living in the occupied part of Donbas.
20:40, 02 June 2020
Journalists wary of rigging potential as Putin offers online vote The draft will be submitted for Duma consideration in the coming days.
18:30, 13 May 2020
Ukraine at Minsk talks categorically rejects idea of fixing special status of occupied Donbas in Constitution At the political subgroup, Ukraine's delegation emphasized the need to implement the agreements the Normandy Four leaders had reached at the Paris Summit.
22:00, 22 April 2020
Ukraine never to fix in Constitution "special status" for certain areas of Donbas, Vice PM says That's Russia who is imposing the idea in the course of negotiations, Reznikov explains.
19:20, 27 March 2020
Ukraine lawmakers ask Constitutional Court to check bill on prosecutors' reform The president-prepared bill on the reform of Ukraine's prosecution agencies was adopted in September 2019.
22:45, 18 March 2020
RFE/RL: Putin formally signs off on constitutional changes that allow him to extend power The Kremlin notes that Putin has not said whether or not he will run again in 2024.
22:35, 14 March 2020
Putin seeks to consolidate in Russian constitution "historical truth" about WW2, "protection of Russian speakers" Earlier, Putin suggested that legal experts be instructed to draft a constitutional provision prohibiting "alienation of Russian territories".
19:10, 26 February 2020
Rada paves path toward cutting number of parliament seats The relevant bill was backed by 236 MPs out of 393 registered in the session hall.
15:20, 04 February 2020
New bill on lifting parliamentary immunity challenged in Constitutional Court Authors of the appeal believe that the bill passed the Rada in violation of the constitutional procedure.
18:45, 31 January 2020
Ukraine in much greater danger after Putin's decision to amend Constitution – expert The expert says mainly Ukraine and Belarus are in jeopardy.
12:45, 28 January 2020
Russia turning into totalitarian regime described by Orwell in '1984' novel – Putin's ex-adviser According to Illarionov, Russia's decisions of January 15-22, 2020, are definitely a "milestone."
11:29, 28 January 2020
Russia's Duma adopts at first reading bill on Constitutional amendments The bill passed in a unanimous vote.
14:00, 23 January 2020
International treaties not to be enforced in Russia if they contradict Constitution – Putin Earlier, Putin delivered his annual address to the Federal Assembly, proposing amendments to the Russian Constitution.
19:10, 16 January 2020
Bill on president's appointment of SBI, NABU heads ruled unconstitutional – source On September 3, the Verkhovna Rada sent the relevant bill to the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.
16:24, 17 December 2019
Bill on reducing number of Ukrainian lawmakers recognized constitutional The bill proposes amending Article 76 of the Constitution of Ukraine to fix the constitutionally binding number of MPs at 300.
15:52, 17 December 2019
Zelensky: Ukraine fulfilling obligations on decentralization amendments to Constitution, laid down in Minsk Zelensky is positive he was able to convince Germany and France on the issue, while admitting it will be "very difficult" to convince Russia.
09:40, 13 December 2019
"Building a wall" in Donbas: Zelensky's aide names plan B in case Russia peace talks fail Andriy Yermak emphasized that the president’s team are now set for the success of the negotiations.
19:30, 05 December 2019
Normandy Summit: Prystaiko names "red lines" for Ukraine The top diplomat said that Kyiv's principal position is the lack of direct negotiations between Ukraine and the self-proclaimed pseudo-authorities in the occupied territories.
22:20, 03 December 2019
Ukraine never agreed with Russia on fixing in Constitution any "special status" for Donbas – Prystaiko At the same time, the top diplomat notes the need to update the law on the special procedure for local governance in certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, which expires December 31.
09:20, 12 November 2019