Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia, occupied Crimea forced to cast ballots in vote on constitutional changes The move is in violation of international law and Ukrainian legislation.
10:20, 03 July 2020
Presidential draft resolution formalizing chief banker's exit registered in parliament Under Ukrainian law, Smolii's resignation must first be accepted by the president and his technical dismissal must be confirmed by parliament.
12:20, 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
Zelensky's envoy says Russian "vote" in occupied Crimea illegitimate It has long been a rule for irremovable authorities in the Russian Federation to cover up their own crimes with referenda, shifting responsibility for such crimes off of the country's political elite and onto people.
20:30, 01 July 2020
Russia's Black Sea naval fleet defiant over constitutional amendments vote The first ones to take their stance opposing the changes were 28 crewmen of the Vasily Bykov patrol ship.
18:45, 30 June 2020
Ukraine's parliament should announce local elections no later than 90 days prior to vote – Razumkov The speaker stressed this issue should be considered as a priority at the next plenary week.
13:15, 30 June 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
How Putin plans to remain in office until 2036 – media The effort to deliver a resounding "yes" vote for Putin's endless presidency is also being played out on Russian TV screens.
15:40, 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
Reuters: Russia's Putin says he may seek another term if constitutional changes passed The changes that Russians will vote on, already approved by parliament and the Constitutional Court, would reset Putin's presidential term tally to zero.
17:55, 21 June 2020
Ukraine's Rada fails to vote for government's action plan Thus, the Cabinet of Ministers is deprived of immunity and could be sacked ahead of time.
13:15, 18 June 2020
NYT: Senate panel delays subpoena vote over concerns about Ukraine witness The Homeland Security Committee, which is looking into Hunter Biden and Ukraine's role in the 2016 election, was told a former Ukrainian official could be spreading Russian disinformation.
15:42, 12 March 2020
Minister Prystaiko: Expedient to hold elections in Donbas simultaneously with rest of Ukraine The minister stresses members of illegal armed formations in Donbas must not participate in the process.
20:55, 07 January 2020
Ukraine's Rada passes bill to postpone fines until 2020 for cars without customs clearance The document was backed by 285 MPs with at least 226 votes required.
14:52, 20 December 2019
Ukrainian MP from Batkivshchyna Party elected parliament vice-speaker The relevant decision was backed by 318 MPs with the required minimum of 226.
18:35, 29 August 2019
Scotland would vote for independence from UK, poll finds – media The poll finds 46 percent of Scots would vote in favor, the first time a majority has supported secession in over two years.
16:17, 06 August 2019
The Economist: Moscow's protests inspired by thuggery of Kremlin The crass rigging of municipal elections sparked the revolt.
16:55, 01 August 2019
Poroshenko's party breathing down Batkivshchyna's neck for third spot as CEC processes 98% of protocols Meanwhile, a pro-president Servant of the People comfortably leads with 43.14%.
23:20, 23 July 2019
Ukraine election: CEC processes 97% of protocols Pro-president Servant of the People remains in a major lead, so far gaining 43.13% of popular support.
17:50, 23 July 2019