06 January 2019, 14:15

Speaker A.Parubiy states bestowal of Tomos virtually ensures formal establishment of single local autocephalous Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU)

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05 January 2019, 16:45

Parliament's chair Parubiy sees newborn Ukraine’s single church as robust footing for further national identity and unity, likewise kind of arm of defence against hostile attacks

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05 January 2019, 14:15

Speaker is out to prime the chamber with scrutiny on ‘morphing’ of UOC MP-powered churches into ones of new Ukrainian single local church

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04 January 2019, 14:15

Ukraine’s president, VRU’s speaker to visit Turkey for participating in Tomos signing ceremony on January 5-6, 2019

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29 December 2018, 14:45

Committee props a gas emissions bill ‘as-is’ for its acute need

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28 December 2018, 18:45

Chairman Parubiy terms legislative work in 2018 as extremely complex, yet quite productive

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28 December 2018, 17:38

A.Parubiy to Rada TV about this year as yet another stride in building Ukraine as potent EU-minded independent power

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28 December 2018, 14:00

Committees round-up: Daily

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11 July 2016

Verkhovna Rada Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government recommends Ukrainian Parliament adopt draft law "On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine" (as to voluntary unification of territorial communities) as a basis

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02 June 2016

"We return to Ukrainian right on truth". Speech of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

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30 May 2016

"The adoption of Law of Ukraine" On the Judicial System and Status of Judges" gives a chance to reach end of judicial reform" - the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrii Parubii

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29 December 2018

Committee props a gas emissions bill ‘as-is’ for its acute need

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28 December 2018

Committees round-up: Daily

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26 December 2018

Committees round-up: Daily

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21 December 2018

Morning session’s over

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21 December 2018

Marchuk, Herashchenko deliver more details about Minsk process and TCG security subgroup’s negotiations

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20 December 2018

Evening session’s over

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20 December 2018

Morning session’s over

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20 December 2018

Chairman urges MPs to support reviewing bills pointed at establishing Local Orthodox Ukrainian Church

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News

04 October 2018, 18:15

Evening session's over

( Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat )

Upon the noon recess, parliamentarians proceeded to the issue of giving their assent to criminal prosecution of Dunaiev Serhii, MP. With only 125 ayes, the prosecution acceding decision was then rejected by voting.
Afterwards, there have been reviewed two draft resolutions (No.9159, 9160) regarding resignation of members of parliament Iryna Yefremova and Tetiana Yuzkova. Both of them were taken by 268 and 258 ayes respectively.
On the first reading, the Chamber gave consideration to the changes to the Criminal Code of Ukraine (bill No.8184) on unavoidability of punishment for certain offences against proprietorship, road safety and vehicle operation.

Laws, bills and resolutions passed

On amendments to Ukrainian criminal code

--Draft bill No.8184

On the first reading, there was adopted the draft bill “On amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine regarding unavoidability of punishment for certain offences against proprietorship, road safety and vehicle operation”.

The draft bill proffers to complement the code – the third part of the Article 185 “Larceny”, the third part of the Article 186 “Abbrochment” and the third part of the Article 187 “Brigandage” – with such a qualificatory specifier as committing the corresponding crime with the use of an electronic device for clandestine intervention in acting engineered safeguard systems aiming to get a non-legitimate access.

The second part of the Article 289 shall also be appended with such a qualificatory specifier as causing major material damage, criminalizing also an unlawful hijacking a vehicle, provided the hijacked object’s market value is high at the moment of committing the offence.

On Holodomor

The Chairman of the Parliament notified that the US Senate had that day approved a resolution that recognized the Holodomor 1932-33 as genocide of the Ukrainian people. He named it to be “a historic decision”.