Team Zelensky fulfill some 20% of campaign promises in first year in office – MP Stefanchuk"This 20% in first 12 months isn't bad," MP stresses.
11:20, 21 July 2020
Deputy parliament speaker says issues of territorial cuts not to be put on referendumThe latest version of the relevant bill is in conformity with Article 73 of the Constitution.
11:40, 12 June 2020
Rada comes up with final version of national referendum billThe 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 StefanchukAnswering 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
Rada deputy speaker: Five directions of "rule of people" suitable for UkraineThe official added the referendum could not concern budget, tax, and amnesty issues.
13:00, 12 November 2019
Stefanchuk: Work on amendments to Constitution related to decentralization being finalizedThe issue to amend the Regulation on the optimization of plenary work has been discussed repeatedly with parliamentarians from different factions, the official said.
15:25, 11 November 2019
Rada's deputy speaker says parliament to consider bills on "rule of people" soonThe parliament is developing up to eight bills in this regard.
13:00, 11 November 2019
Ukraine's parliament passes bill on organization of state defense at first readingThe decision was backed by 316 out of 398 MPs registered.
12:40, 12 September 2019
Zelensky's envoy to Parliament asks Rada committee to assess facts of "piano voting"The move comes amid recent reports exposing several deputies of the new convocation voting for their fellow legislators in their absence.
10:20, 12 September 2019
Stefanchuk elected first deputy parliament speakerPrior to that, Stefanchuk was Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's envoy to the Verkhovna Rada.
16:50, 29 August 2019
Future MPs at odds over distribution of posts in committees – Zelensky's envoy to parliamentStefanchuk said inter-factional negotiations are underway.
16:32, 27 August 2019
Servant of the People Party plans to chair 21 parliamentary committees – Zelensky's envoyEarlier, an ad hoc group of newly elected parliamentarians in charge of preparations for the work of the new parliament in general approved a list of 23 parliamentary committees.
13:32, 22 August 2019
Zelensky reappoints his envoy to parliamentStefanchuk will continue to represent the interests of the president of Ukraine in the Verkhovna Rada.
10:47, 20 August 2019
No separate Committee on Donbas should be created in Rada, leading party saysThe party leader says such committee should also be engaged in a number of other issues related including to human rights and national minorities.
15:00, 14 August 2019
Servant of the People Party to nominate its head for parliament speakerThe party will also nominate Ruslan Stefanchuk for the post of deputy parliament speaker.
16:50, 03 August 2019
Servant of the People Party names possible candidates for parliament speaker, his deputyThe pro-presidential party's team also confirmed that two candidates were being considered for the post of the Servant of the People Party's parliamentary faction.
17:55, 29 July 2019
Snap local elections could be held in Ukraine, Team Zelensky suggestRuslan Stefanchuk noted that the issue has not yet been resolved.
10:40, 16 July 2019
Parliament passes Electoral Code in breach of regulations, Zelensky's envoy to Rada saysAt the same time, Stefanchuk reaffirms the president and his party's support for the concept of open and transparent party lists at parliamentary elections.
12:00, 12 July 2019
Zelensky's envoy to Rada: Russian language for Donbas "Bohdan's personal position"The statement earlier voiced by the chief of the President's Office does not correlate with the pro-presidential Sluha Narodu [Servant of the People] party’s program.
09:00, 02 July 2019
Zelensky's envoy to parliament: Cabinet to continue work if Rada fails to vote for its resignation May 30Stefanchuk reiterated the president has no authority to dismiss the current government.
19:06, 29 May 2019