Materials on 4 March 2020 year

  • US Super Tuesday: Biden vs. Sanders
    Oleksandr Kostryba
    What is Super Tuesday? The US electoral system is quite complex for historical and geographical reasons. Before they elect the president, key US parties hold so-called “primary elections…
  • Parliament dismisses Oleksiy Honcharuk’s government The Ukrainian parliament has dismissed Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk and his government. The decision was backed by 353 MPs, with all factions and groups voting in favour, except…
  • Arakhamiya says Poroshenko’s case “final straw” for Ryaboshapka The leader of the propresidential Servant of the People faction, Davyd Arakhamiya, has said that Prosecutor-General Ruslan Ryaboshapka can be dismissed on 5 March. He insists that…
  • Parliament appoints new premier Parliament has appointed 45-year-old Denys Shmyhal prime minister of Ukraine. Last year he managed a cogeneration plant before he was appointed a deputy prime minister and minister…
  • Zelenskyy, Poroshenko shake hands in parliament President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his predecessor, leader of the opposition party European Solidarity, Petro Poroshenko, had a conversation in the parliament presidium and shook hands…
  • Parliament approves new cabinet Parliament has approved the composition of Denys Shmyhal’s government. The decision to appoint all the nominees at once was backed by 277 MPs. The new government includes: - Vadym…
  • Bill on all-Ukrainian referendum presented for public discussion A draft law “On an All-Ukrainian Referendum” has been published on the parliament’s website. Thus, it was put forward for public discussion which will last until 18 March. In particular…