Ukraine being prepared for decentralization?

Ukraine being prepared for decentralization?

President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has registered in the Verkhovna Rada a draft law on amendments to the Constitution of the country regarding the decentralization of power. The document is defined as urgent for consideration in parliament.

According to an explanatory note to the bill published on the parliament's website, the document proposes changes to decentralize state power, improve the territorial organization of power and strengthen the constitutional and legal status of local self-government.

It was noted that certain provisions of the Constitution of Ukraine regarding the administrative-territorial structure are changing.