Unidentified masked threw a grenade into the window of the office of the party "Opposition platform For life" in Poltava, said on Friday the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of political forces Ilya Kiva.
"Just in the party's office "an Opposition platform For life" a grenade was thrown. The Secretary of the office miraculously survived. Ran the man in the mask, the office on the first floor and the open window threw a grenade. Even the police knows nothing about it. Now we're going to communicate," said Kiva, the TV channel NewsOne.
Russia hopes that UNESCO will respond to the restrictions on the rights of the Russian-speaking population of Latvia and Ukraine to study in their native language, said, Russia's permanent representative to UNESCO Alexander Kuznetsov on 209 th session of the UNESCO Executive Board.
"I hope that the leadership will continue the course on anti-discrimination in education and find a way to respond to the actions of Latvia and Ukraine, which has legislatively restricted the rights of Russian-speaking population to study in their native language", - quotes the words of the speech Kuznetsova, the Russian foreign Ministry.
The head of the National Bank of Ukraine Yakov Smoliy explained that he resigned because of "political pressure" by a number of deputies of the Verkhovna Rada and the NBU Council.
Smoliy on Wednesday wrote a letter of resignation, explaining that "systematic political pressure" on the Bank, and gave it to the President. The members of the Board of the national Bank of Ukraine has stated that it will continue to work to preserve macro-financial stability and institutional capacity of the Agency. In the office of the President of Ukraine said that the discussions on the activities of the national Bank shall be based exclusively on the principles of professionalism and should be devoid of political overtones. President Vladimir Zelensky on Thursday submitted to the Parliament a decree on the resignation of the head of the national Bank. He later announced that he would defend the independence of the national Bank, regardless of who will lead it.
Ukrainian court is considering a number of criminal cases against the former President of Petro Poroshenko. Including the creation of the schismatic "Orthodox Church of Ukraine" and the Tomos of autocephaly. The politician, in fact, does not deny that had a hand in this, but what's it going not believe. Although two years ago he was warned about the consequences of blatant interference in internal Church Affairs. What awaits Poroshenko and those interested in the proceedings — in the material RIA Novosti.
That, and the artistry of the ex-President of Ukraine does not hold. Even at trial in one case he came, to walk a couple of kilometers at the head of a column of supporters. Many of them were holding placards and Ukrainian flags.
Member of Parliament, co-Chairman of party "Oppositional platform For life" Vadim Rabinovich called the Ukrainian authorities "morons" and said they led the country to the brink of collapse and destruction. Interview MP with journalists was broadcast channel "112 Ukraine".
In particular, the MP said that in Ukraine there is a crisis of governance in the state. According to him, the government is headed by "unhealthy" Prime Minister who does not know what to do, and President Vladimir Zelensky, according to Rabinovich, the last time seen "only in the movies".
The first President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk in an interview with the portal "NSN" commented on the statement that the Ukrainian authorities fear the return of the Donbass under the control of Kiev.
Earlier, former member of Parliament Eugene Moore said that fear, in particular, is that the Ukrainian authorities will have to pay pensions to residents of Donbass, to look for provisions for the restoration of territories and understand who is really "hero" and who is "criminal", then to initiate criminal proceedings against the latter.
The activities of Vladimir Zelensky on the post of the President of Ukraine satisfied with only 36%, while six months ago, gave a positive assessment of his work, 62% of citizens, according to a survey conducted by the sociological group "Rating".
In December 2019, "Rating" conducted a similar survey, then work Zelensky was satisfied 62% of Ukrainians and only 25% were dissatisfied.
Amendments in article of the Constitution of Ukraine concerning the free development, use and protection in the country of the Russian language is impossible as there are many Russian-speaking citizens, said the head of the political Council of the parliamentary faction "the Opposition platform For life" Viktor Medvedchuk.
In mid-January of the current year the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law "About complete General secondary education", which significantly reduces learning in schools in minority languages, including Russian. In March, President Vladimir Zelensky law was signed. Russia called on international human rights institutions of the UN, OSCE and Council of Europe to give an adequate assessment to actions of the Ukrainian authorities in connection with the discrimination of the Russian language.
Ukrainian authorities fear the return of Donbass under the control of Kiev, said the former member of Parliament Eugene Moore in the broadcast channel "OUR". A recording of the broadcast posted on the YouTube channel policy.
According to him, fear in particular is that the Ukrainian authorities will have to pay pensions to residents of Donbass, to look for provisions for the restoration of territories and understand who is really "hero" and who is "criminal", then to initiate criminal proceedings against the latter.
The last six years, Ukraine is not a sovereign and independent state, as "under external control from the United States," said the head of the political Council of the parliamentary faction "the Opposition platform For life" Viktor Medvedchuk.
Earlier, independent MP Andriy Derkach published records of telephone conversations allegedly of former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden, who, according to him, evidence of international corruption and treason of the former President. One of the conversations concerned the dismissal of the Victor from the post of Prosecutor General of Ukraine allegedly at the request of Biden. In exchange, he allegedly promised Poroshenko to provide Ukraine with $ 1 billion. In addition, records have discussed the alleged presence of the coalition in Parliament, the resignation of the government of ex-Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and approval by Parliament of the government of ex-Premier Vladimir Groisman. Thus in one of the conversations Poroshenko allegedly admitted to Biden that "there is no coalition in Parliament." Derkach said that all the hours of entries received from journalists, was transferred to the office of the attorney General together with a statement of the crimes for criminal prosecution.
The law, which provides for the abolition of the state monopoly on alcohol production in Ukraine, on Wednesday is enforced.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on 3 December 2019 adopted a law abolishing the 2020 state monopoly on the alcohol industry. Later, he was signed by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky. The law entered into force on 14 December and entered into force on 1 July 2020.
Verkhovna Rada Deputy Vadim Rabinovich criticized the party of supporters of Vladimir Zelensky "servant of the people" and accused its members of treason. The policy speech in Parliament was broadcast channel "112 Ukraine".
He commented on the words of the MP from the faction "servant of the people," Galina Tretyakova, who heads the parliamentary Committee on social policy. Last week in the Ukrainian media appeared the video of the online conference, where Tretyakov said that in poor families children are born "low quality".
Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine from party "Oppositional platform For life," Ilya Kiva told about the facts of looting on the part of the Azov battalion (a battalion against members of which the Russian Federation initiated a criminal case) during the armed conflict in the Donbass in 2014 and demanded the General Prosecutor to investigate the crime.
"In 2014, during the ATO (anti-terrorist operation, so-called in Kiev, the armed conflict in the Donbas – ed.) in the East of Ukraine took place the illegal actions of representatives of the Azov regiment, which is stationed in Mariupol. We are talking about a systematic destruction and looting of irrigation system on the territory of Donetsk region representatives of the regiment", - stated the Deputy's request Kiva to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Iryna Venediktova, which on Tuesday published on the website of the party "Opposition platform For life".
The Deputy head of the Pro-presidential faction of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine "servant of the people" Alexander Kornienko said that if their deputies systematically will play for "another look" on relations with Russia, they may be excluded from the faction.
In an interview with "Today" Kornienko asked about "red lines", the passage of which MPs could face expulsion from the faction.
The miners on Tuesday in front of the office of the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky in Kiev demanding repayment of wage arrears, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
In particular, the miners are demanding repayment to employees of state-owned mines of the debt on salary payment, which as of July 1, will reach more than 1.2 billion hryvnia (about $ 45 million). They also require to oblige the state property Fund of Ukraine, PJSC "Centrenergo", SE "Deregulated" SE "Kalush TPP-Nova" fully pay off the debt with state mining companies for the coal.
Former Secretary of national security Council and defense Oleksandr Turchynov said that the head of the electoral headquarters of the party Petro Poroshenko "European solidarity" in the local elections to be held this autumn.
Turchynov criticized the policy pursued by the present leadership of the country, noting that the national security and defence has ceased to be a priority of the state, returned, persecution of political opponents, and amateurism and populism destroy the chain of command.
Union representatives on Tuesday carried out in the government quarter of Kiev to protest against the adoption of the labour act, curtail the rights of workers, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
A column of protesters passed through the government quarter, stopping and stating requirements near the buildings of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Verkhovna Rada. The final point was the stop near the office of President Vladimir Zelensky, where they handed their demands to the representatives of his office.
Ukraine is close to becoming a parliamentary Republic, and Vladimir Zelensky was the last President of the country, said the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, the co-Chairman of party "Oppositional platform For life" Vadim Rabinovich. His words are on the website of the party.
The politician said that a year ago in the presidential election Zelensky, who "promised people", was supported by three-quarters of the citizens, but most of them are disappointed because of the actions of the authorities.
In the West of Ukraine raging storm: flooding washes out roads, drown the infield. Came from the banks of the Tisa, Prut and Nistru. One of the reasons for the disaster, according to ecologists, large — scale felling of trees for export. But the forest turned into a desert and illegal amber mining. About how local people built this business and now beat off attempts by the centre to restore order in the material RIA Novosti.
The emergency service said that without electricity there were seven settlements on the West of the country. Thousands of homes are flooded, hundreds of kilometres of roads damaged. In Ivano-Frankivsk region, three people were killed.
Action in support of the language law was held in the capital of Ukraine, reported on Sunday Agency "UKRINFORM".
Informed in time a press-conferences in Kiev the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that you need to determine whether the fair language quotas, which operate in Ukraine, and called to restore order in this matter. Later on the need to revise the law on language spoken by the head of the Verkhovna Rada Dmitry Razumkov.
The mayor of Konotop of Sumy region Artem Semenikhin burned a Russian flag near the building of the Russian Embassy in Kiev. A video in which Semenikhin burns the flag, he has published on his page in Facebook on Saturday.
"They are now near the Embassy of the country-occupier. What am I doing here? I'm doing the response Bit of the Sharii (Ukrainian video blogger Anatoly Shary, the leader of the "party of Sharia" - ed.), which recently has once again issued me a video that allegedly exposes me there's something. Watching this movie, I realized that my only sin is that I once burned a Russian flag and included the national anthem, directing the column at the side of the separatists... shreds Shary, greetings and solemnly burn your flag... have your owners call you and say, "what are you doing, and now Russian flags harness directly underneath the Embassy?" said Semenikhin on the video.
Verkhovna Rada Deputy Vadim Rabinovich, suspected a "secret Memorandum" of the Ukrainian authorities with the International monetary Fund (IMF).
So the politician commented on the words of the MP from the faction "servant of the People," Galina Tretyakova. She stated that families applying for financial assistance from the state, give birth to children "very low quality".
Representatives of Kiev not take into account the suggestions of Donbass on the draft law on the special status of the region, however, the dialogue between the parties on this issue began, said the Ambassador of Russia in the contact group on Ukraine, Boris Gryzlov following the meeting.
"The political sub-group proceeded to a detailed discussion of the law "On special order of local government in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions", briefly called "Law on the special status," - said Gryzlov journalists.
The Ukrainian authorities need to restore order on the streets and rein in the radicals, or the party "Opposition platform For life" will create militias for self-defense, said Thursday the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada political forces Vadim Rabinovich.
Earlier, the Ukrainian blogger, the leader of the party Anatoly Shariy said that at night unknown persons attacked a member of his political force in Kharkiv and beat bits. He is in intensive care. According to the leader of the party for a few hours before the attack, the victim wrote a statement to the police in which he said that he had been threatened by representatives of the party "national corpus", which was created from a public organization composed of radicals.
Ukrainian party "the Opposition platform of Pro – life" demands to deprive of the mandate of the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the Pro-presidential faction "servant of the people", the head of the parliamentary Committee on social policy Galina Tretyakov and prosecuted for "inciting hatred", said the political forces on Thursday.
Earlier in the Ukrainian media was made public a video of the online conference, where Tretyakov said that in poor families children are born "low quality".
Authorized the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on human rights Lyudmila Denisova has condemned the statement of the MP from the faction "servant of the people", the head of the parliamentary Committee on social policy Galina Tretyakova that in poor families children are born "low quality" and urged the leadership of Parliament and MPs to respond.
Earlier Tretyakov said that in poor families children are born "low quality". She also said that in some countries there is a very strict policy against the unemployed. MP stated that in the UK former Deputy Minister of social policy proposed to sterilize all who want to get social assistance, and added that the former Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan yew used to sterilize women who have not had higher education. The MP believes that must be very hard methods "to uproot" in nation of elements which are not defenders and breadwinners.
Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said that the ex-President Petro Poroshenko for all the years of his presidency did everything to discredit the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov.
Earlier, the parliamentary faction of the "Voice" initiated the collection of signatures for the resignation of interior Minister Arsen Avakov. Near the Verkhovna Rada on 5 June rally, its participants demanded to dismiss Avakov for high-profile crimes in the country, similar events were held in several Ukrainian cities. Later on the Council website appeared was the resolution with the offer of resignation Avakov.
Verkhovna Rada Deputy from the faction "the Opposition platform For life," Ilya Kiva said about the plan for the destruction of Ukraine by turning it into "an asset and a colony." The words of the policy are listed on the official website of the party.
One of the parts of this plan is to aggressive promotions nationalist and right-wing organizations, the MP believes.
The Federation of trade unions of Ukraine has demanded the resignation of the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on social policy and protection of the rights of veterans Galina Tretyakova for her statements in support of the policy of sterilization of people on the grounds of "quality" or not they will have children. This is stated in the statement, published yesterday on the website of the FPU.
Trade unions expressed outrage at the position Tretyakova, which she expressed in a speech at the webinar organized in may, Kyiv school of Economics.
The international monetary Fund does not interfere in the internal Affairs of Ukraine, and the Memorandum of cooperation on the new lending program is not contrary to the programme of activities of the government, said the country's Prime Minister Denis Shmyhal.
Earlier, the international monetary Fund (IMF) issued a letter of intent and Memorandum of economic and financial policies under the new 18-month stand-by program for $ 5 billion with Ukraine. They are, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance, contain events and conditions that has implemented and plans to implement and comply with the government of Ukraine and the national Bank of Ukraine during the period of the program in 2020-2021 years, as well as the concrete steps necessary for the successful completion of hits and the next tranche under the program.
Financial assistance from the state of the Fund of struggle against coronavirus is not reached in Ukrainian cities, everything is bought by benefactors, said Tuesday the mayor of Cherkasy Anatoliy Bondarenko.
Earlier, the government of Ukraine has developed amendments to the state budget in 2020, which envisaged cuts in funding of a number of fields, and the creation of a Fund to combat coronavirus infection. However, the Parliament did not support the government's proposed changes and sent the bill back for revision. In the amended version of the law, the Cabinet proposed to amend the state budget of 2020 which provide for the creation of a Fund to fight COVID-19 in the amount of 2.4 billion instead of the previously planned $ 3.4 billion. It was voted by the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada.
Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmitry Razumkov announced that 15-17 members of Parliament had coronavirus.
"Ill generally somewhere 15-17. If I am not mistaken, two people are still sick... I mean people's deputies", - said the Razumkov in the air of "Ukrainian radio" on Tuesday.
Ukraine to conduct an audit of bilateral agreements with Russia and intends to continue rupture of such documents, said Ukrainian Deputy foreign Minister Vasily Bodnar.
Earlier, Ukraine unilaterally terminated a number of agreements and treaties with Russia and the CIS. From 1 April 2019 has terminated the Treaty of friendship, cooperation and partnership between Russia and Ukraine.
The extra fractional Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Derkach on Monday released the second part of the audio recordings of telephone conversations allegedly of former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko with the former Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden in 2016, in which they discussed the internal political Affairs of Ukraine.
Earlier, Derkach published the first part of the records of the alleged telephone conversation Poroshenko and Biden, who, according to him, evidence of international corruption and treason of the former President. One of the conversations concerned the dismissal of the Victor from the post of Prosecutor General of Ukraine allegedly at the request of Biden. In exchange, he promised Poroshenko to provide Ukraine with $ 1 billion. In addition, records have discussed the alleged presence of the coalition in Parliament, the resignation of the government of ex-Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and approval by Parliament of the government of ex-Premier Vladimir Groisman. Poroshenko said that these records were fabricated.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that he was not able to form an opinion about the Russian leader Vladimir Putin in the conditions of actually frozen over coronavirus pandemic, but noted that progress in the negotiations there, and held several exchanges of prisoners confirm this.
In the first three years the summit of the countries "Norman Quartet", which was held in Paris on 9 December 2019, the parties adopted a joint communique and agreed to meet in four months in Berlin to continue work on resolving the situation in Donbas. The communiqué stressed that the Minsk agreements remain the basis for work in the "channel format", provided by the breeding forces by the end of March 2020 in three new points in the Donbass. The leaders also called on to provide up to the end of 2019 the ceasefire in the Donbass. However, the meeting never took place, in particular, because of the situation with the pandemic coronavirus in the world.
At the meeting of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Finance, tax and customs policy, controlled, of course, a fraction of the "Servant of the people", 17 June discussed a draft resolution "On report of the Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on the National Bank of Ukraine". The document was prepared (and actually secret) as a parliamentary response to the report of the Chairman of NBU reporting on the activities of the previous month.
In the draft resolution harshly criticized the activities of the Bank since 2014 to the present day.
Retraining courses for military personnel in the framework of the NATO program launched in six cities of Ukraine, reported the press service of the Ministry of defence of the country.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in December 2014, amended the two laws, abandoning non-aligned status of the state. In June 2016 were adopted additional changes that define membership in NATO objective of the foreign policy of the country. In February 2019, the Parliament of Ukraine adopted amendments to the Constitution, securing the country's course to EU and NATO.
A group of radicals in Chernigov threw eggs at the car of the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, co-Chairman of the faction "the Opposition platform For life," Vadim Rabinovich, said on Thursday the press-service of the regional Department of the National police of Ukraine.
According to the press service, the police tried to stop clashes but the radicals sprayed in their direction aerosol irritants from cans. They also caused injuries to one police officer, who later was hospitalized. The militiamen detained about 10 people, they were taken to the police for evidence, and continued detention of active participants.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Thursday refused to approve the improved program of activities of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Denis Megalam, voted for it only 207 deputies with the required minimum of 226 votes.
According to Ukrainian legislation, in case of approval of the programme of action, the government gets immunity for a year and can not be prematurely dismissed.
The fraction of the ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko "European solidarity" gathers in Parliament signatures for the dismissal of the government and will not support a new programme of activities of the Cabinet, said the faction member Oleksiy Goncharenko.
Earlier, the Cabinet introduced to the Parliament the draft programme of activities of the government. According to the document, the Ukrainian government will stick to the course for the country's integration with the European Union and NATO. The government program described in ten pages, does not contain specific figures or indicators. The relevant Committee of Parliament on Finance, tax and customs policy has criticized the document and recommended that Parliament send to Refine the programme of activities of the government.
The refusal to ratify the Istanbul Convention United conservatives of Russia and contributed to the preservation of traditional values, including marriage as the Union of a man and a woman, wrote on Tuesday in his Telegram-the Chairman of the Synodal Department of the Moscow Patriarchy on relationship of Church and society and the media Vladimir Legoyda.
"Failure to ratify the Istanbul Convention in Russia United all conservative forces in defending the rights of our people to adhere to traditional ideas about family values, including marriage as the Union of man and woman," wrote Legoyda.
Member of Parliament, co-Chairman of the faction "the Opposition platform For life," Vadim Rabinovich, after reviewing the new version of the programme of government, suggested the Pro-presidential faction "servant of the people" to recognize that Ukraine "given at the mercy of" the International monetary Fund (IMF) and the American financier George Soros.
Earlier, the Cabinet introduced to the Parliament the draft programme of activities of the government. The program is described in ten pages, does not contain specific figures or indicators. The relevant Committee of Parliament on Finance, tax and customs policy has criticized the document and recommended the Parliament to guide the program to completion.
Co-Chairman of the faction "the Opposition platform For life" Vadim Rabinovich said that the Ukrainian authorities are allegedly preparing a failure of local elections, and urged all the parliamentary parties to unite and be vigilant to "prevent a coup attempt in the country."
Earlier, the Deputy head of the parliamentary faction of "servant of the people" Alexander Kornienko said that the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will not move the date of local elections, scheduled for October 25. The Parliament was planning to make some changes to the electoral code before the elections.
The head of Committee of the Crimean Parliament's public diplomacy and international relations Yuriy gempel stated that to create any international platform to discuss the status of the Crimean Peninsula is meaningless, since this question is closed once and for all.
Earlier it was reported that the Ukrainian government supports the modernization of the dialogue with Russia on settlement of the conflict in the Donbas with the support of international partners and the creation of a separate platform on the question of the "return" of the Crimea. This is stated in the programme of activities of the Cabinet of Ministers, the draft of which was sent for approval to the Verkhovna Rada.
Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine on European integration Olga Stefanyshina said that is a suspect in the criminal case, which was filed in 2014, "against officials of the times," the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine June 4, appointed a former Director of the government office of the coordination of European and Euro-Atlantic integration Olga Stefanishina for the post of Deputy Prime Minister for European integration.
The ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Monday said that the policemen on 21 February 2014 during the "euromaidan" left the government quarter itself due to fatigue, not on the orders of former President Viktor Yanukovych.
Earlier, the Kyiv appeal court started the interrogation of the ex-President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. He said in court that he believes Yanukovych is responsible for the loss of Ukraine's Crimea.
Another Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine from the Pro-presidential faction "servant of the people" became infected with coronavirus infection, a sick person was Maxim Perebiynis, said the Deputy head of the faction Evgeniya Kravchuk.
"The Deputy from fraction "the servant of the people" Maxim Perebiynis was diagnosed with infection with coronavirus. About it the correspondent LIGA.net said the Deputy head of the faction Evgeniya Kravchuk. According to her, now the MP feels fine, he is at home on isolation", - the newspaper writes LIGA.net.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine introduced to the Verkhovna Rada the revised draft resolution on the program of its activities, the relevant information is published on the Parliament website.
Earlier, the Cabinet introduced to the Parliament the draft programme of activities of the government. According to the document, the Ukrainian government will stick to the course for the country's integration with the European Union and NATO. The Cabinet intends to provide for the material welfare of Ukrainians by building an effective economic system of the country. The government plans to develop the business, create new jobs, to ensure equal opportunities for entrepreneurs, to adhere to high social standards, to develop education, science, culture and public services. In addition, the Cabinet plans to protect the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine and safe reintegration of the uncontrolled territories of Kiev Donbass. However, the government will direct efforts at solving problems that have arisen because of the crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine did not allow the cinemas to resume work due to the complex epidemiological situation, said at a briefing the Minister of health, Maxim Stepanov.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine previously allowed to open cinemas in the framework of the easing of quarantine for pandemic coronavirus COVID-19, however, according to the head of the Subcommittee in the field of cinema and advertising of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on issues of humanitarian and information policy Pavel Sushko, cinemas are unable to open due to lack of tapes in the box. The preliminary date of the reopening of cinemas was 2 July.
NATO officially granted Ukraine the status of a partner of advanced features. Relevant information was spread by the foreign Minister of the country Dmitry Kuleba.
The country has become the sixth partner of the advanced capabilities of NATO. Previously this status had Australia, Finland, Georgia, Jordan and Sweden.
State Duma Deputy Ruslan Balbec called "the next bubble" Ukraine of the status of the advanced capabilities of NATO.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said Friday that the country received the status of advanced partner of NATO's capabilities.
Russian politicians and experts commented on the acquisition by Ukraine of the status of the partner advanced capabilities of NATO.
Earlier, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said about getting a new status. He thanked the Alliance and reminded that Ukraine has filed an application for participation in the program extended features NATO at the beginning of the year.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky believes that the status of the partner advanced capabilities will allow NATO country and the Alliance is even better to interact for the common safety.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said Friday that the country received the status of advanced partner of NATO's capabilities.
Billboards with the emblem of the counterintelligence of the security Service of Ukraine appeared near the Russian Embassy in Kiev and consulates in Odessa and Lviv to the Day of Russia, reported on Friday a press-service SB.
Russia day is celebrated on June 12.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba during a meeting of foreign Ministers of the European people's party (EPP) has again asked the EU to strengthen sanctions against Russia, a statement published Thursday on the website of the foreign Ministry.
"The Minister drew special attention to the reluctance of the Russian side to ensure the implementation of the agreements of the Paris summit "channel four", the access restriction on the uncontrolled territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, representatives of the OSCE and other international organizations, as well as ongoing mass certification by Russia of the Ukrainian population of these regions", - stated in the message.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal stated that he feels the support of President Vladimir Zelensky and most of the factions of the Verkhovna Rada, in his opinion, the work of the Ukrainian government's balanced and all the "Ministers in their places".
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on March 4, dismissed Prime Minister Alexey Goncharuk was appointed in his place Smagala. Also Rada approved the new composition of the Cabinet. Earlier Zelensky said that he had no objections to the work of Smagala, and called the government "masters of sports" anti-coronavirus.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky believes that members of the government Alexey Goncharuk was passionate about social networks and carried out reforms for the sake of likes.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in March has sent in the resignation of the Prime Minister Goncharuk was appointed in his place Denis Smagala. The Parliament also approved the new composition of the government.
Verkhovna Rada Deputy from the party "Opposition platform For life," Yuriy Pavlenko has demanded that Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky to promulgate economic and social priorities of the state and plan for the end of the conflict in the Donbass.
"Lately we see a lot of haphazard and unprofessional decisions, often contradictory statements... I Think that in this situation the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky should become a responsible statesman, as he is, under the Constitution, is the guarantor of the rights and freedoms of the individual, is responsible for sovereignty, statehood and the international policy of the country. The President will finally have to imagine if not strategy, then at least a plan of economic and social priorities of the state plan to return the country to peace," - said Pavlenko on air of TV channel ZIK.
The head of the state Committee of Crimea for interethnic relations by albert Canview called fantasy draft of the Kiev authorities in the administrative-territorial reform of the Peninsula, which implies the reduction in area and rename the city.
Earlier, the Ministry of community development and of the territories of Ukraine on the government portal "Decentralization" has published a map of the administrative-territorial reform of the Crimea. Thus, Kyiv authorities intend to reduce the number of districts from 14 to 10, and rename some of the towns and districts, in particular, Krasnoperekopsk - in Yana mouthpiece, Krasnogvardeyskaya - in Kurman. The status of Sevastopol was not defined, and its boundaries are not clearly marked. The resolution on the formation and liquidation of districts in Crimea will be submitted for consideration of deputies of the Verkhovna Rada.
The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky was registered in the Verkhovna Rada a bill on the referendum, according to data on the website of the Parliament.
The head of state defined the draft law "On democracy through a national referendum" as urgent. The text of the document is not yet available.
Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine faction of the Pro-presidential party "servant of the people" Yury Zaslavsky suffered during a fight at a gas station in the Zhytomyr region, said Deputy head of the faction Evgeniya Kravchuk.
According to the Deputy head of the faction, Zaslavsky does not know the person who hit him. "Sounds like a domestic conflict", - said Kravchuk.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal in early June was supposed to represent in Parliament the programme of action of the government. This historic document on eight small pages he repeatedly praised in April-may. But something strange happened. Smigel in his speech to the Parliament spoke about the Herculean efforts of his government in the fight against the pandemic coronavirus and the tremendous progress in this fight. Emphasized presented by the government for the programme "stimulating the economy to overcome the effects of coronavirus" (the program incentive). Then asked never presented the action plan of the government to send back for revision.
Was that with the numerous claims against the underlying government program, which looks like a cheap indulgence, because its adoption would give to the government of Smugala one year of immunity from dismissal, as the Prime Minister would agree. But the incentive program described as designed to "government analysts and expert centers."
Yulia Tymoshenko during the Premiership of Ukraine in 2008 did not give the reform movement, which promised the IMF, said the former Minister of economic development of the country Tymofiy mylovanov on air of the channel "1 1".
He stressed that the international monetary Fund does not believe the Kiev after this deception, so now the organization sets conditions, without implementation of which the loan to the Ukrainian side is impossible.
Ukrainian opposition party "European solidarity" ex-President Petro Poroshenko has proposed that the mayor of Kiev Vitaly Klitschko to lead the party list on elections to the city Council this fall and is ready to support his candidacy for mayor of the Ukrainian capital, said the co-Chairman of the parliamentary faction Iryna Gerashchenko.
Klitschko earlier said that he intends to run again for mayor of the Ukrainian capital, scheduled for October this year. In April, the sociological group "Rating" has published the results of a poll in which the share of Kyiv residents ready to vote for Klitschko, has reached almost 40%.
The parliamentary faction "the Opposition platform For life" demands that the Ukrainian authorities have stopped funding the project "the Wall" on the construction of buildings on the border with Russia, and the means directed on social needs of Ukrainians, the press service of political power Friday.
In 2015 the Ukrainian government of Arseniy Yatsenyuk approved the plan of measures on realization of the project "the Wall", which involved the construction of powerful fortifications on the border with Russia. The project was designed for four years and had to manage the budget of 4.1 billion hryvnia (about us $ 150 million). Subsequently, however, the funding for 2015 and 2016 were cut by more than half.
The Parliament of Ukraine at a meeting on Friday created a temporary special Commission of Verkhovna Rada on issues of protection of rights of investors, the decision endorsed 319 parliamentarians with the necessary minimum of 226 votes.
According to the document, the Commission is created on the rights of the main Committee for the protection of investors ' rights.
The terms of a new IMF program lending in Ukraine is "the question of surrender", about it on air of TV channel "112" said the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from party "Oppositional platform For life" Vadim Rabinovich.
"People who are not able to control, became the head of the state and today they are instructed in the most difficult time to manage the economy. Therefore, the IMF invites us to close school. I have a cognitive dissonance – where the school is, and where the IMF. Why the IMF, sitting in Washington, attended to in order to Ukraine have closed schools," - said the Deputy.
The Ukrainian Parliament on Thursday appointed a former Director of the government office of the coordination of European and Euro-Atlantic integration Olga Stefanishina for the post of Deputy Prime Minister for European integration, this decision was supported by 255 MPs with the necessary minimum of 226 votes.
Earlier, the Verkhovna Rada dismissed Vadim Pristayko from the post of Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine on European integration. According to the Deputy head of the faction of the Pro-presidential party "servant of the people" Eugene Kravchuk, Pristayko will be the Ambassador of Ukraine in the UK.
The conditions the International monetary Fund's new loan program is inadmissible for Ukraine. This was stated by the head of the "servant of the people" in Parliament-David Arakhamiya, the TV channel "Ukraine is 24".
According to him, the first tranche under the program stand-by Kyiv expects next week. "And then there is the new cooperation program with the IMF, where there is a draft Memorandum in which many things are presented in a way that will not be perceived neither the Ukrainian society nor the Parliament", — Arakhamiya told.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine at a meeting on Wednesday ratified an agreement with Belarus on readmission, this decision was supported by 271 MP when the required minimum of 226 votes.
The agreement was signed in October 2018, during an official visit to Belarus of the President of Ukraine, then this post was held by Petro Poroshenko.
Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine from the Pro-presidential faction "servant of the people" geo Leros stated that he became aware of a new corruption schemes of Ukrainian top officials and politicians, including the head of the office of the President Andrey Ermak, the Deputy handed the flash drive with the corresponding data in the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU).
Leros previously published in social networks video, which the person similar to Denis Ermak, a brother of the head of the office of the President Andrey Ermak, offers to "arrange" certain people to positions in government. The head of the President's office confirmed that the video is his brother, and said that the publication will apply to the security Service of Ukraine and the state Bureau of investigation. Later, state Bureau of investigation filed a case at the request of Andrei Yermak in connection with the distribution of materials about the alleged selling of public office. The anti-corruption Prosecutor's office opened case on the fact of possible improper influence in the appointment of persons to positions in the state authorities. Subsequently it was changed to "fraud."
The party of "European solidarity" the former President of Petro Poroshenko in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine demands the government's resignation of Denis Smagala in the absence of economic and social policies, said the co-Chairman of the faction, MP Irina Gerashchenko.
Happy March 4, appointed a new Prime Minister and renewed composition of the government. The Parliament approved the resignation of Prime Minister Alexey Goncharuk. His place was taken by former Vice Prime Minister for development of communities and territories Smigel. A number of factions in the Parliament criticized the work of the Cabinet of Smugala, noting that the government does not efficiently fight the epidemic of the coronavirus and is not taking measures to prevent the "looming" economic crisis.
State Duma Deputy Ruslan Balbec commented on the appeal of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada to the international community to continue the policy of non-recognition of Russian Crimea, and sanctions intensify pressure on Russia, calling such a policy "psychosis".
Earlier, the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada urged the West to continue the policy of non-recognition of Russian Crimea and to intensify sanctions pressure on Russia. In addition, the Council urged the international community to condemn Russia for supposedly "violating rights" of the Crimean Tatar people.
A group of deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine appealed to the constitutional court of Ukraine, to achieve recognition unconstitutional the law on Amnesty of participants of "evromaydan", reported on Tuesday a press-service of the court.
The law of Ukraine "On preventing the prosecution and punishment of persons regarding the events that took place while spending a peaceful Assembly", was adopted in February 2014. In February of this year, Iryna Venediktova, who then occupied the post of acting head of the State Bureau of investigation, said that the law should be abolished.
Deputy Chairman of the state Duma Committee for international Affairs Natalya Poklonskaya described the refusal of the Kiev authorities to resume the supply of fresh water via the North Crimean canal as a continuation of the criminal policy against the Crimean.
Earlier, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said that Kiev is not going to help Moscow to solve problems with water supply of the Crimea. In turn, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories Alexey Reznikov said that the resumption of water supply is possible only after the return of the Peninsula to the Ukraine.
Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov suggested the UK and US to host talks on the situation in the Donbass "Budapest format" without the participation of Russia. He wrote about this in an article published on the website of the Atlantic Council research centre working under the auspices of NATO.
According to Reznikov, the talks should be held in this format because she allegedly "violated" Budapest Memorandum "invaded" Ukraine.
Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmitry Razumkov said that the question of the state language in Ukraine is resolved.
Informed in time a press-conferences in Kiev the President of the country Vladimir Zelensky said that it is necessary to determine whether the fair language quotas, which operate in Ukraine, and called to restore order in this matter. Later on the need to revise the law on language spoken by the head of the Verkhovna Rada Dmitry Razumkov. Sunday, may 31, a group of protesters, opposed to the revision of the rules of the language of the law, gathered in Kiev at the house of Razumkov.
It's time to change the law on "total Ukrainization", the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Dmitry Razumkov. Associates of President Vladimir Zelensky was invited to reconsider "movnye" rules. But further conversations business did not go. Why Kiev does not change course — find out RIA Novosti.
Dmitry Razumkov in interview to the Ukrainian edition "Commander in chief" stressed that "a lot of people in our country speak different languages and interests of all must be accounted for." Zelensky wants to bring order to the language quotas on TV and radio. The law establishes a compulsory share of Ukrainian-language content in the air. The President noted that we should not forget about Russian, but in the country, many speak Russian.
A group of protesters, opposed to the revision of the rules of the language of the law, gathered in Kiev under the building of the head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Dmytro Razumkov, transfers TV channel "Direct".
Informed in time a press-conferences in Kiev the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that you need to determine whether the fair language quotas, which operate in Ukraine, and called to restore order in this matter. Later on the need to revise the law on language spoken by the head of the Verkhovna Rada Dmitry Razumkov.
Ukrainian industry will not be able to recover to previous levels without the markets of Russia and CIS countries, said the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada from the faction "the Opposition platform For life," Natalia Korolevska. The statements of the MP is published on the website of the party.
The MP criticized the Ukrainian government agreed a plan to stimulate the economy to overcome the effects of the epidemic of the coronavirus. According to the politician, this program is not able to restore the industry.
The managing Director of the International monetary Fund Kristalina Georgieva welcomed the adoption by Ukraine of the law on improvement of mechanisms of banking activities, which the Ukrainian media called "anticolonialism", this was discussed during a telephone conversation Georgieva and President Vladimir Zelensky, the press service of the President's office.
Earlier Zelensky has signed the law on amendments to the regulations of the Verkhovna Rada, which had to let unblock the adoption of the bill on the prohibition of the return of nationalized PrivatBank his former owner, oligarch Igor Kolomoisky. The adoption of this law, which the media called "anticolonialism", insisted the international monetary Fund.
New data on the case of former Vice-President of the United States Joe Biden to Ukraine will be published in the US in September, they point to the direct intervention of Americans in the work of the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers during the reign of Peter Poroshenko and financing through Ukraine election campaign of the candidate in presidents from Democratic party Hillary Clinton, said RIA Novosti former member of Parliament, involved in the "gas business" Alexander Onishchenko, who in 2015 was a Trustee of the Ukrainian ex-leader.
Democrats in the U.S. previously organized the impeachment process against President Donald trump, suspecting him that he has delayed military assistance to Ukraine and demanded the exchange to conduct an investigation against his political opponent Biden and his son hunter. Trump said that demanded from the authorities of Ukraine only the fight against corruption.
The state Bureau of investigation of Ukraine is considering the possibility of the compulsory drive of the former President of Petro Poroshenko for questioning in connection with the fact that he had previously ignored several subpoenas, said Friday the head of the main investigative Department of the Bureau Nikolai Olympics.
Earlier, the state Bureau of investigation was called in on Friday Poroshenko two interrogation - in the case of the wiretap of his conversation with the former Vice President of the United States Joe Biden, and illegal movement across the border paintings. Poroshenko has ignored these calls. His lawyer Igor Golovan, said that Poroshenko did not come to the interrogation because he was not notified in the correct order.
The staff of the State Bureau of investigation of Ukraine arrested a collection of paintings owned by the former President of Petro Poroshenko, said the press service of the Museum of a name of Ivan Honchar in Kiev, which exhibited these paintings.
Earlier the employees of the State Bureau of investigation went to the Museum of a name of Ivan Honchar in Kiev, featuring paintings, owned by Poroshenko and appearing in the case of smuggling. Law enforcement officers broke down the door to the Museum for performing an urgent search, there was a scuffle between police officers and deputies from the party Poroshenko "European solidarity". The police seized the originals of customs declarations on import of the paintings involved in the case of smuggling, which involves Poroshenko.