Verkhovna Rada

Ukrainian MP calls on Ukraine to make peace with Russia

Ukrainian MP calls on Ukraine to make peace with Russia

Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Victoria Grib called on Kyiv to improve relations with Moscow and other neighbouring countries for the future development of the state. "Will the countries agree to fight and start a new …

Ukraine’s Rada passes bill on indigenous peoples

Ukraine’s Rada passes bill on indigenous peoples

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine passed the bill on indigenous peoples, which denies this status to Russians, with 325 votes on Thursday. Just minutes earlier, the bill was approved in the first reading with 331 votes. "The bill …

Ukraine being prepared for decentralization?

Ukraine being prepared for decentralization?

President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has registered in the Verkhovna Rada a draft law on amendments to the Constitution of the country regarding the decentralization of power. The document is defined as urgent for consideration …

Stoltenberg to deliver address at Verkhovna Rada

Stoltenberg to deliver address at Verkhovna Rada

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will deliver an address at the Verkhovna Rada, Ukrainian Parliament Chairman Dmytro Razumkov said. The North Atlantic Council will visit Ukraine on October 30-31, 2019 at the …

Verkhovna Rada of 9th convocation to start work on August 29

Verkhovna Rada of 9th convocation to start work on August 29

A group of Members of Parliament in charge of preparations for the first meeting of the Verkhovna Rada of the 9th convocation has decided to hold a first meeting on August 29. "Our political force proposes holding the first meeting …

 Verkhovna Rada election results announced

Verkhovna Rada election results announced

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky's Servant of People party is winning the snap parliamentary election with 43.16% of votes, the Central Election Commission (CEC) said after all 100% of the ballots have been counted. Four …

Zelensky taking control of Verkhovna Rada

Zelensky taking control of Verkhovna Rada

Servant of the People, the party of Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, could win a majority in the new parliament with 248 seats. The Servant of the People party garnered 42.47% of votes at the snap …

 Ukraine’s CEC declares parliamentary election valid

Ukraine’s CEC declares parliamentary election valid

Ukraine’s Central Election Commission (CEC) has declared the July 21 snap parliamentary election valid, CEC Chief Tatyana Slipachuk said. "As of now, we can say that there are no incidents that could …

Ukraine’s CEC bars Saakashvili’s party from elections

Ukraine’s CEC bars Saakashvili’s party from elections

Ukraine’s Central Election Commission (CEC) has refused to register candidates from the Rukh (Movement) of New Forces founded by ex-Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili at the upcoming snap parliamentary elections …

Rada does not back PM Groysman's resignation

Rada does not back PM Groysman's resignation

Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada has not backed Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman's resignation. Only 97 Members of Parliament out of the 226 minimum required for a positive decision voted for …

Parliament election campaign in Ukraine starts tomorrow

Parliament election campaign in Ukraine starts tomorrow

The early parliamentary election campaign will start in Ukraine on the day after the relevant presidential order's publishing, Ukrainian Central Elections Commission Chairperson Tetiana Slipachuk said. "The …

Over 70% of Ukrainians support Rada’s dissolution

Over 70% of Ukrainians support Rada’s dissolution

More than 70% of Ukrainians support President Vladimir Zelensky’s decision to dissolve Verkhovna Rada and carry out an early election, according to the poll results released by the Rating sociological group. …