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  • Scoop of the day: Two Ukrainian servicemen wounded in Donbas Donbas Two Ukrainian servicemen got shrapnel wounds after Russia-backed militants dropped two VOG-17 shots from a drone near Vodyane. There have been five ceasefire violations, the…
  • Scoop of the day: Parliament passes referendum bill Bill on referendum Parliament has passed the president's bill on referendum which introduces a procedure for people's rule and describes the issues which may be addressed at a referendum…
  • Scoop of the day: MPs pass anti-Kolomoyskyy bill, ban on Russian social networks Essential bills MPs have passed the so-called anti-Kolomoyskyy bill (on certain aspects of the banking system functioning), which prevents former owners of bankrupt banks from cancelling…
  • Parliament unblocks signing of land market bill At its extraordinary meeting on 13 April, Ukrainian MPs unblocked the signing of bill No 2178-10 "On amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine regarding farmland turnover"…
  • Parliament amends budget over coronavirus Parliament has passed amendments to the 2020 state budget of Ukraine to adjust for spending required for measures against the COVID-19 coronavirus and suggesting a threefold increase…
  • Speaker says parliament may meet this week Parliament may hold an extraordinary plenary session this Thursday or Friday, speaker Dmytro Razumkov has said on the air of Ukrayina 24 TV. Earlier, Servant of the People faction…
  • Parliament passes bill on land market In the early minutes of 31 March, the Ukrainian parliament cancelled the moratorium on the sale of farmland as of July 2021. Bill No 2178-10 was supported by 259 MPs, thus surpassing…
  • Parliament gives first reading to "anti-Kolomoyskyy" bill At its extraordinary meeting on 30 March, the Ukrainian parliament gave the first reading to the bill on certain aspects of the functioning of the banking system. This is a key bill…
  • Another Ukrainian MP allegedly tests positive for coronavirus Servant of the People MP Ruslan Gorbenko has tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus. He said that he had to take three tests for a conclusive result. He noted that he had not…
  • Health minister wants MPs to take coronavirus tests Health Minister Illya Yemets has called on MPs to endorse a state of emergency in Ukraine due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus. "Health Minister Illya Yemets has called…
  • Parliament planning extraordinary session – sources Parliament is planning to hold an emergency session shortly, sources in the propresidential party Servant of the People have told LB.ua. “An extraordinary [session] is tentatively…
  • Parliament committee self-isolates because of infected MP Members of the parliamentary committee for ecology will self-isolate after MP Serhiy Shakhov has been diagnosed with coronavirus, its head and Servant of the People MP, Oleh Bondarenko…
  • Ukrainian MP contracts coronavirus Ukrainian MP Serhiy Shakhov has said he is most likely to have contracted coronavirus. “I am isolated today, doing the disinfection, I have not had any contact with people. Temperature…
  • Speaker calls extraordinary parliament session Speaker Dmytro Razumkov has signed an instruction to call an extraordinary parliament session at 8 a.m. on 17 March. According to parliament’s information department, MPs will discuss…
  • President demands parliament not go into quarantine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has demanded that parliament continue holding plenary sessions instead of going iunto quarantine. His speech to this effect was published in 16 March…