30 July 2021, 14:23

The Chairperson of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in Odesa got acquainted with the work of the InterChem enterprise

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30 July 2021, 14:22

The Chairperson of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine discussed the issue of Decentralization in Ukraine with the Secretary General of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

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30 July 2021, 12:45

Dmytro Razumkov, "Open dialogue between the authorities at all levels is a way to solve many important issues for the state"

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29 July 2021, 16:16

The Chairperson of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine visited The Military Medical Clinical Centre of Southern Region

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29 July 2021, 15:53

The Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada signed the Law of Ukraine "On Measures to Overcome Crisis Situations and Ensure Financial Stability in the Natural Gas Market"

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29 July 2021, 10:37

Dmytro Razumkov, “Ukraine has great potential in the port industry”

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29 July 2021, 10:28

Dmytro Razumkov, “We must create conditions for attracting investors to Ukraine”

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28 July 2021, 17:15

The Chairperson of The Verkhovna Rada, “We must develop the potential of the ship repair and building industry of Ukraine”

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02 July 2021

Adopted the Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine ‘On the Status of Garrison and Security Services of the Armed Forces of Ukraine”

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26 May 2021

The Committee on Economic Development recommends to adopt in the second reading and in general the draft law on improving the system of appeals against public procurement

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20 May 2021

The Committee on National Security, Defense and Intelligence recommends adopting the draft Law on the Military Chaplaincy Service

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27 July 2021

Ruslan Stefanchuk, "Anti-oligarchic reform in Ukraine will be implemented in three directions"

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26 July 2021

Olena Kondratiuk, "The Interns-alumni of the Internship Program in the Verkhovna Rada should become good promoters of parliamentarism"

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23 July 2021

Ruslan Stefanchuk, "Countering the implementation of the 'Nord Stream-2' project is a key issue in deterring further aggression against Ukraine and other countries"

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21 July 2021

The largest inter-factional deputy association has been created in the Parliament of Ukraine

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21 July 2021

Ruslan Stefanchuk, "Quite often corruption begins with the law, the text of which contains corruption risks"

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20 July 2021

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the UNDP launch series of webinars on future work, long-term planning in public sector

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20 July 2021

Ruslan Stefanchuk about the parliamentary foresight: how is the planning and development of predictability of the legislative process

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19 July 2021

The Committee on Humanitarian and Information Policy considered the issue on functioning of the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation

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20 May 2021, 16:15

Ruslan Stefanchuk: In case of adoption the draft law "On local referendum" Ukrainians will receive the mechanism of realization of direct democracy at local level

( Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat )


First Deputy Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk spoke about the bill on the local referendum, which was registered in the Parliament of Ukraine on May 19.
According to Ruslan Stefanchuk, the main priority of the Working Group on the development of bills in the field of democracy, which worked on the draft law, was "not speed, but quality."
"We have already discussed the text of the bill and submit it to the Parliament of Ukraine for consideration in the first reading. And between the first and second readings we want to get the conclusion of the Venice Commission. We will also be grateful to everyone who joins the discussion and gives us the opportunity to see the things that we did not take into account in this bill," said Ruslan Stefanchuk.
"I would like Ukrainians to receive a mechanism for implementing direct democracy at the local level if the draft law "On Local Referendum" will be passed. It is important to note that this draft law, like the Law on the All-Ukrainian Referendum, was written primarily for the people, for the people, and not for individual political forces," said First Deputy Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk.