Donbas special status may be put to referendum – lawmaker Stefanchuk emphasized that separation of the territories is out of the question.
02:59, 04 August 2020
Zelensky responds to Russia's demand that amendments on special status of occupied Donbas be made in Constitution The meeting of political advisers to Normandy Four leaders in Berlin was good and substantive, the head of state believes.
17:46, 04 July 2020
Ukraine pushes for international sanctions against Russia over vote on Constitution in Crimea Five MEPs were on a three-day visit to Crimea until July 2 to act as "experts" and "assess the voting process."
11:20, 02 July 2020
EU does not recognize Russian "vote" for constitutional amendments held in occupied Crimea, Donbas The European Union "remains unwavering in its support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine".
22:30, 01 July 2020
"Are we living our lives the right way?": Zelensky addresses Ukrainians on Constitution Day In his speech, the president mentioned people who refuse to wear face masks on subway and truck drivers damaging roads by overloading their vehicles.
15:30, 28 June 2020
No amendments to Russian Constitution can prevent Crimea de-occupation – Ukraine's FM Putin has scheduled a vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation for July 1.
15:00, 26 June 2020
Russian Constitutional amendments to make Crimea return to Ukraine "impossible" The amendments are to be voted in a national referendum on July 1.
14:20, 22 June 2020
Ukraine reacts to Donbas residents' voting in Russia Constitution referendum The amendments provide that Putin will be able to run for another two presidential terms after 2024.
14:20, 19 June 2020
Zelensky not to be fined for cafe visit amid lockdown due to immunity The relevant ruling was issued by a Khmelnytsky court on June 19, 2020.
12:35, 19 June 2020
No money for medics in occupied Crimea, while RUB 15 bln spent to rubberstamp Putin's life presidency – rights group Meanwhile, the new article in the Criminal Code will allow persecuting doctors, journalists, civic activists and others providing information on COVID-19 that is not in line with official reports.
23:30, 18 June 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
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