Amendments to resolution on local elections could jeopardize their legitimacy – RazumkovRussia has been blocking the peace process within the Trilateral Contact Group, demanding that Ukraine hold local elections in the occupied areas of Donbas before the Kremlin withdraws troops and hands back to Ukraine control over the border in the region.
11:55, 29 September 2020
Car theft to be punished by prison term instead of finesThe new law provides for up to five years behind bars for the said crime.
23:15, 22 September 2020
Anti-graft court rules to arrest MP in bribery caseThe bail has been set at UAH 3,001,656, instead of UAH 6 million initially sought by prosecutors.
21:30, 21 September 2020
PM Shmyhal: No threat of Ukraine being stripped of visa-free travel rights in EUUkraine might lose the visa-free travel privilege for its citizens over the situation around the appointment of a new head of the Special Anti-corruption Prosecutor's Office, earlier reports claimed.
15:15, 18 September 2020
Rada passes bill banning lawmakers, mayors from working with family membersThe motion was backed by 252 lawmakers on September 17.
11:05, 18 September 2020
EU, U.S. take note of Ukrainian Rada's decision on commission to select SAPO chiefFurther support will depend on transparency in the selection process.
18:57, 17 September 2020
SAPO chief selection: Rada appoints commission members despite western partners' warningMEP, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee Viola von Cramon says Ukraine may lose visa-free travel preferences and financial assistance from the European Union.
16:55, 17 September 2020
Rada's ruling faction chief says doesn't rule out splitA balance must be maintained in the party's reaction to the "antics" of certain MPMs, Arakhamia believes.
14:00, 17 September 2020
"Criminal saga goes on": Prosecutor General charges MP over bribeIn the high-profile corruption case, investigators claim People's Deputy Yurchenko demanded kickbacks for legislative work.
12:20, 17 September 2020
Anti-graft court rules to detain aide to lawmaker in bribery case, bail set at US$35,660He is suspected of complicity in a crime committed by a high-ranking official.
09:25, 16 September 2020
Rada calls Belarus elections out as "unfair", backs EU sanctions on MinskThe official results of presidential elections do not reflect the real expression of Belarusian people's will.
15:05, 15 September 2020
Rada to introduce rules for riders of segways, e-scootersOwners are set to be considered full-scale participants in road traffic.
14:50, 04 September 2020
Lenders warn Ukraine of possible issues over anti-graft prosecutor replacementThe letter was addressed to the parliament head and head of the president's office.
13:35, 03 September 2020
MP Poliakov assaulted in KyivPolice have introduced the Interception protocol to identify and apprehend the two attackers.
11:30, 02 September 2020
Parliament convenes for new sessionSpeaker says budget will be a strategic issue to address.
14:25, 01 September 2020
No proposals on amending NABU legislation yet – Parliament speakerEarlier, the Constitutional Court ruled the decree on the anti-graft agency director's appointment unconstitutional.
11:05, 01 September 2020
MP slams Ukraine's first PM over "Donbas pardon" statementThe deputy has called for pulling Fokin from Ukraine's delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group.
16:05, 31 August 2020
Ruling faction leader announces upcoming Cabinet reshufflesArakhamia did not elaborate on details of possible changes in government.
15:10, 30 August 2020
Survey: Four parties expected to make it to Rada in snap electionsThe poll says 20% of Ukrainians believe that in general, Ukraine is developing in the right direction, while 68% think opposite.
16:30, 06 August 2020
Venice Commission issues Urgent Joint Opinion on Ukraine referendum billThere are several issues that could be improved in the text or would need further clarification, Commission says.
16:00, 22 July 2020