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
Venice Commission issues Urgent Joint Opinion on Ukraine referendum bill There are several issues that could be improved in the text or would need further clarification, Commission says.
16:00, 22 July 2020
BBC: MPs say UK failed to investigate Russian interference in elections The Intelligence and Security Committee's long-awaited report said the government was "playing catch-up," despite evidence of interference in the Scottish independence referendum.
17:40, 21 July 2020
Russia's pseudo-vote on resetting Putin's terms in power "looks like a gameshow" – media Get-out-the-vote effort includes prize giveaways while campaign avoids focus on president. Meanwhile, weeks before the vote, publishers had begun stocking Moscow bookstores with copies of the amended constitution.
20:40, 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 navy ship crew threatened with sacking after voting against constitutional amendments The ship commander says he won't allow rigging voting results.
09:00, 26 June 2020
This testifies to weakness": MP on Putin making Donbas, Crimea residents vote in Russian referendum The entire vote could become illegitimate if residents of the occupied territories cast ballots.
10:40, 24 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
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
Ukraine's Rada to consider national referendum bill on June 18 – Razumkov Nominations are expected to be discussed as well.
16:40, 15 June 2020
Deputy parliament speaker says issues of territorial cuts not to be put on referendum The latest version of the relevant bill is in conformity with Article 73 of the Constitution.
11:40, 12 June 2020
Zelensky's bill on referendum: Scope of issues, online voting Only the issues stipulated by the law could be a subject of a national referendum.
18:59, 09 June 2020
Presidential bill on referendum registered in parliament The text and accompanying documents have not yet been made public.
14:40, 09 June 2020
WhatsApp leak exposes Russia link to Dutch far right The leaked WhatsApp texts also showed the MP was against Dutch NATO membership.
16:00, 17 April 2020
"A very dangerous topic": ex-NSDC secretary assesses Ukraine's readiness for referendum on Donbas Ukrainian society should further raise its "culture of referenda", the former official believes.
11:05, 11 March 2020
Rada comes up with final version of national referendum bill The text will be submitted for public discussion in the near future.
14:40, 28 February 2020
Bill on national referendum to be analyzed by foreign experts – MP Stefanchuk Answering a question when the parliament begins to consider the referendum bill, Stefanchuk said the document would have to be registered first.
15:53, 25 February 2020
Final draft of bill on all-Ukrainian referendum ready – Parl't deputy speaker Stefanchuk stands for holding a discussion between factions and groups, as well as an "internal scientific round table."
15:20, 17 February 2020
Ruling party in Ukraine says land market law set to be passed in December The deputy faction chief says this depends on when the relevant committee will finish considering all amendments.
18:00, 22 November 2019
Razumkov: Ukraine's farmland market may be open to foreigners only after referendum (Video) First Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk and experts are developing a package of bills on democracy, which will focus, among other things, on local and national referenda.
13:20, 15 November 2019