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VR postpones consideration of Bill on Diplomatic Service and passes Resolution on Russian responsibility for armed aggression

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 15:15

Chairman of the Parliament Andriy Parubiy at the request of Foreign Affairs Committee conducted signal voting to see chances of Bill on Diplomatic Service to be adopted in second reading.  A total of 155 votes out of 225 required were not enough to start consideration of Bill No. 7322, the importance of which were noted at yesterday’s Conciliation Board Meeting.

Verkhovna Rada adopts the bill on the preservation of forest in the first reading

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 15:15

People’s deputies passed bill No. 5495 on the preservation Ukrainian forests and the prevention of the illegal export of unprocessed timber in the first reading with 252 votes in favor. “Cabinet of Ministers supports the bill expressing certain remarks, Committee on Preventing and Countering Corruption defines the bill as the bill, which is consistent with anti-corruption legislation.