Verkhovna Rada

Ukrainian Parliament permits appointment of Prosecutor General with no juridical diploma

According to the bill 4645, a citizen of Ukraine with higher education, but not specifically in the field of jurisprudence, and having at least 5 years of experience in the field of law or law enforcements may fill the position of the

Ukrainian President to dismiss Parliament if there is no new coalition and government this week

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will submit to the Verkhovna Rada the nomination for the post of a prime minister immediately after receiving the relevant proposal from the coalition, presidential envoy in parliament, MP from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko Stepan Kubiv said

Ukraine’s parliamentary factions agree to form new coalition

Three  factions of the Ukrainian parliament (the Verkhovna Rada) - the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko, the People's Front and the Batkivschyna Party - have agreed to form a new coalition, said the head of the Radical Party's faction Oleh Liashko, reports with

Batkivschyna party withdraws from Ukraine’s parliament coalition

Yulia Tymoshenko, the leader of the Batkivschyna party, announced it pulled out of the parliamentary coalition on Wednesday after the Verkhovna Rada failed to vote no-confidence to the government headed by the prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, reports with reference to

Ukrainian MP Oleg Barna was expelled from his faction of “Bloc of Petro Poroshenko” in the Verkhovna Rada

Today, after the Verkhovna Rada plenary session, the faction of “Bloc of Petro Poroshenko” held a meeting and excluded MP Oleg Varna from the faction, reports. "At the meeting of the faction Oleg Barna was excluded," - said Taras Pastushenko, the spokesman

A brawl in the Verkhovna Rada: Ukrainian MP grabbed the Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk – video

Today, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk was delivering his annual report in the Verkhovna Rada.  When he was at the rostrum answering the questions of the deputies, MP Oleg Barna approached him with the bunch of roses and grabbed him. Mr Barna