Verkhovna Rada

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 …

Zelensky signs decree to dismiss Verkhovna Rada

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has signed the decree to officially dismiss Verkhovna Rada. The document was published on the President’s official website. "To schedule the snap elections to Verkhovna Rada on July …

Ukraine's Pavel Klimkin tenders his resignation

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel Klimkin has tendered his resignation today. "As I have promised, I have just written my letter of resignation," he informed in a video published on his Facebook page. …

Zelensky to be sworn in on May 20

Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada has decided that President-elect Vladimir Zelensky will be sworn in on May 20. The decision was adopted today by 315 MPs out of 226 needed for the motion to pass, TASS reported. …

Ukraine to repeal law on state language?

Irina Berezhnaya Institute of Legal Policy and Social Protection initiated legal proceedings to ban the Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy from signing the Law on the State Language”. The claim will block its …

 Verkhovna Rada adopts law on Ukrainian language

Verkhovna Rada members adopted the law "Providing the functioning of the Ukrainian language as the official one," which enshrines its exclusive rights against the other languages in the country. This decision was backed by 278 …