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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 …

 Armenia take an umbrage at PABSEC

The 50th Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) was held in Kiev on November, 28-30, 2017, was marked by several scandals. First, Ukraine did not invite Russian parliamentarians to the PABSEC, and …

Kiev's political madness

Russia's government negatively assessed Ukraine's intention to sever diplomatic relations with Russia, warning about possible negative consequences. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin described this …

 Saakashvili summons Veche on October 29

Leader of the New Forces Movement party Mikheil Saakashvili has urged his supporters to gather at the Veche on October 29 outside the building of the Verkhovna Rada. At a rally on Oct. 25 evening near the building of …

Ukraine's Parliament adopts bill on Donbass special status

Ukraine's parliament has adopted the revised bill On the Creation of Necessary Conditions for Peaceful Settlement of the Situation in Certain Areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, which prolongs the special status of some areas of Donetsk and …

Saakashvili wants early elections to be held in Ukraine

Former head of the Odessa Regional State Administration of Ukraine, ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili began a series of meetings with political leaders in order to create a broad front in support of early elections to …