14 December 2017, 18:00

Today’s committees at a glance

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14 December 2017, 12:30

Chairman pays homage to atom heroes

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14 December 2017, 09:15

Сhairman’s Chornobyl disaster address

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12 December 2017, 10:44

Healthier and safer works for Ukrainians

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12 December 2017, 09:15

Chairman’s greetings on UA Ground Forces Day

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11 December 2017, 17:45

Today’s committees at a glance

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11 December 2017, 15:45

Chairman’s visit to Latvia

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09 December 2017, 16:15

Chairman’s programmatic briefing in Plavia

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11 July 2016

Verkhovna Rada Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government recommends Ukrainian Parliament adopt draft law "On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine" (as to voluntary unification of territorial communities) as a basis

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02 June 2016

"We return to Ukrainian right on truth". Speech of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

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30 May 2016

"The adoption of Law of Ukraine" On the Judicial System and Status of Judges" gives a chance to reach end of judicial reform" - the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrii Parubii

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14 December 2017

Today’s committees at a glance

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12 December 2017

Healthier and safer works for Ukrainians

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12 December 2017

Chairman’s greetings on UA Ground Forces Day

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11 December 2017

Today’s committees at a glance

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07 December 2017

Plenary evening is over

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07 December 2017

Plenary morning is over

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06 December 2017

Rada marks Golden Jubilee of Kurultai

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06 December 2017

Morning plenary meeting of Parliament is over

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News

10 April 2017, 18:44

Newsletter of the Ukrainian Parliament: Spring'17 - Issue 13 (6)

( Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat )

 

NATIONAL AGENCY ON CORRUPTION PREVENTION HEAD REQUESTS AN AUDIT Natalya Korchack, Head of the National Agency on corruption prevention, had the floor at the Ukrainian Parliament to report on the work of the agency. Among the major issues she mentioned was the technical failure of the electronic registry. Ms Korchack asked the Parliament to create an assessment commission to audit the Agency and its technical facilities and proposed to include American and European experts, in particular, representatives of the US and EU Embassies in Ukraine to the commission.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH REFORM CONTINUES

The law, adopted in the second reading, targets healthcare institutions and, in particular, allows transferring those under state supervision into municipal ownership. This measure will allow ensuring better financial management especially in cases where an institution is financed from the national budget.

Additionally, the law simplifies the procedure of medical service contracts for the general public.

 

AMENDMENTS IN FAVOR OF PERSONS NEARING RETIREMENT AGE

The amendments to the Labor Code passed the second reading in the Verkhovna Rada last week. The document provides people who have three and less years before retirement with certain privileges, including protection against discrimination in case of job cuts or enterprise reorganization.

 

BY THE RIVERS OF BABYLON

Amendments of the law on the rehabilitation of victims of political repressions passed the first reading in the Verkhovna Rada. These persons who were repressed and rehabilitated are to get damage for pain and suffering in amount of one minimum official wage ($118,5) for each month of imprisonment.

 

AN UPRIGHT MAN HAS THOUGHT FOR THE LIFE OF HIS BEAST

The law aimed at strengthening the punishment for animal abuse was adopted in the first reading last week. Penalties for animal abuse are to be increased up to 200-500 non-taxable minimum incomes ($125-315).