29 December 2016, 15:17

Hanna Hopko: Ukraine's foreign policy priority for 2017 - further counteracting Russian aggression

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28 December 2016, 10:42

Committee on Transport recommends Ukrainian Parliament adopt bill on vehicle registration and certification of tractor drivers as a basis

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27 December 2016, 10:13

Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government recommends Ukrainian Parliament call snap election of some village, small town and city heads for Sunday March 26, 2017

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27 December 2016, 09:45

Committee on Financial Policy and Banking recommends Ukrainian Parliament adopt bill On Provision Of Transparency Of National Bank Of Ukraine as a basis

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26 December 2016, 19:00

Verkhovna Rada testing Public Bills Discussion Portal information resource

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23 December 2016, 18:25

Andriy Parubiy: society and state power have to retain their unity as Ukraine facing challenging times

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23 December 2016, 11:41

Hour of Questions to Ukrainian Government takes place at Verkhovna Rada

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22 December 2016, 17:36

Committee on Free Speech and Information Policy agrees to necessity for correcting process of printed media reform and starts discussion of priorities for 2017

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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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29 December 2016

Hanna Hopko: Ukraine's foreign policy priority for 2017 - further counteracting Russian aggression

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28 December 2016

Committee on Transport recommends Ukrainian Parliament adopt bill on vehicle registration and certification of tractor drivers as a basis

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27 December 2016

Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government recommends Ukrainian Parliament call snap election of some village, small town and city heads for Sunday March 26, 2017

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27 December 2016

Committee on Financial Policy and Banking recommends Ukrainian Parliament adopt bill On Provision Of Transparency Of National Bank Of Ukraine as a basis

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26 December 2016

Verkhovna Rada testing Public Bills Discussion Portal information resource

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23 December 2016

Hour of Questions to Ukrainian Government takes place at Verkhovna Rada

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22 December 2016

Committee on Free Speech and Information Policy agrees to necessity for correcting process of printed media reform and starts discussion of priorities for 2017

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19 December 2016

Committee on Financial Policy and Banking considers introduction of effective and objective state control over financial market

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News 2

25 February 2014, 15:09

Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Ruslan Koshulynskyi deems presence of Maidan representatives in the coalition Government to be one of the key principles of its formation

( Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat )

Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Ruslan Koshulynskyi deems presence of Maidan representatives in the coalition Government to be one of the key principles of its formation.

On Tuesday, during the meeting with the Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet, Ruslan Koshulynskyi informed him of the current political situation in Ukraine and the short-term plans of work of the Parliament.  

Ruslan Koshulynskyi noted that this is predetermined by the necessity to consider the standing of Maidan representatives, who, according to him, “are the leaders of public opinion”. He noted that these people “did not hold public posts, but possess a great moral authority in the society.” “They have to decide, whether they are ready to hold the proposed positions when the streets calm,” added the Deputy Chairman of the Parliament. 

Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada claimed that peace in the country will depend on joint actions of the Government and the parliamentary coalition. “People did not have the possibility to control the authorities before now,” he said, and added that “as soon as they feel their control over the situation in the country, they will come back home.”    

Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada characterized the situation in the country a controlled one, “except for the city of Sevastopol.”

Ruslan Koshulynskyi named the economic situation in Ukraine a “catastrophic one”, having characterized its state as a pre-default. He claimed that establishment of a new Government and attraction of IMF financial resources will allow alleviate social tension and “reload the mechanism of state government.”  

Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada noted that elections of the Head of the state, Kyiv city mayor and Kyiv City Council scheduled for May, 2014 this year, will be the first steps on the way to reloading the authority.

Thereat, Ruslan Koshulynskyi said it would be inexpedient to hold early parliamentary elections in view of lack of legal grounds for that. He stressed also that simultaneous holding of presidential and parliamentary elections “will totally block actions of the authority.” “We should demonstrate new changes and new quality to the society, and people should feel this,” he stressed. 

In his turn, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Estonian Republic noted that the citizens of his country support democratic development of Ukraine and “lend their willing hand during this hard period.”