Monthly Archives: October 2020

NSDC doesn’t rule out Russia’s involvement in Constitutional Court’s decision on e-declarations

He says such actions are aimed at destroying Ukraine’s statehood.Photo from UNIAN Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksiy Danilov says he has no doubts that Russia is involved in decision-making by Ukraine’s Constitutional Court on repealing criminal liability for inaccurate e-declarations. Danilov said this on the air of Savik Shuster’s Freedom of Speech program on TV

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EU to impose sanctions against Lukashenko next week

The measures are to be confirmed on November 6.Photo from ua.depositphotos.com The European Union will impose sanctions against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and 14 other Belarusian officials next week. Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty reporter Rikard Jozwiak announced this on Twitter. “EU ambassadors will on wed give green light to impose asset freezes and visa bans on #Lukashenko & 14

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NACP began to publish the names of officials who will avoid responsibility for declaring false information due to the decision of the Constitutional Court

These will be the ex-minister, deputies of city councils and district councils, judges, directors of state enterprises, officials – all those whom taxpayers have hired to work. 14:20 10/30/2020 From open sources The National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption has begun to publish a list of persons, both current and former officials, who will avoid responsibility for declaring false

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Yermak believes there is external interference in Constitutional Court’s events – G7 Ambassadors’ meeting

Head of the President’s Office of Ukraine Andriy Yermak held a meeting with the G7 Ambassadors, the main subject of which was the recent events related to the decision of the judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, which caused a great resonance in society. According to the presidential press service, Yermak spoke about an urgent meeting of the National

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SBI Launches Investigation Against Constitutional Court Head Tupytskyi On Suspicion Of High Treason

    The State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) has launched an investigation against the Constitutional Court’s Chief Justice Oleksandr Tupytskyi on suspicion of high treason and unauthorized occupation of a land plot. The press service of the State Bureau of Investigation announced this in a statement, the Ukrainian News Agency reports. “Investigators at the State Bureau of Investigation have launched a

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Russian Ruble Ends Painful Week in Red, All Eyes on U.S. Vote

Russian stock market at six-month low as analysts say ruble has been heavily “oversold.” Russian financial markets have suffered another painful week amid a surge in volatility and investor fears over the second wave of the coronavirus and next week’s U.S. presidential election. The ruble was down 0.5% against the U.S. dollar Friday, trading above 79 again for the first

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Constitutional Court may declare High Anti-Corruption Court unconstitutional – Tupytsky

CCU Chairman has commented on a case on which the Court is yet to issue a judgment.Photo from UNIAN Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine (CCU) Oleksandr Tupytsky says he does not rule out that the CCU may declare the High Anti-Corruption Court (HACC) unconstitutional. “The issue of the Anti-Corruption Court… I’ve heard nothing unconstitutional [at the CCU hearings

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CC JUDGE Tupytsky “sees nothing surprising” in owning land plot in Russian-occupied Crimea

The official claimed he did not know how to properly report the plot in Koreiz.Photo from UNIAN, by Viacheslav Ratynsky Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine (CCU) Oleksandr Tupytsky says he sees nothing surprising in the fact that in 2018, he became the owner of a land plot in the village of Koreiz in Russian-occupied Crimea, drawing up a

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Seizure of power attempt: Criminal case initiated against CCU judges

This will allow dismissing the judges complicit in the offense without destroying the Constitutional Court institution. Ukrainian Member of Parliament with the Holos (Voice) Party Yaroslav Yurchyshyn says criminal proceedings have been initiated against judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine (CCU) over their possible conspiracy to seize power in the country. “At my initiative, proceedings have been launched on

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Zelensky proposes terminating powers of all Constitutional Court judges

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has submitted a bill to the Verkhovna Rada proposing to terminate the powers of all Constitutional Court judges. According to Ukrinform, the bill “On Restoration of Public Confidence in the Constitutional Judiciary” has been posted on the website of the Verkhovna Rada. The document proposes to recognize that the Constitutional Court decision of October 27, 2020

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Russia’s Coronavirus Vaccine Faces Production Problems, Putin Says

Russia’s coronavirus vaccine faces equipment shortages that could delay it from entering mass production, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday as reports suggested that developers have paused clinical trials due to the shortages. Staff at eight of the 25 trial clinics in Moscow said that they temporarily halted the vaccination of new volunteers with Sputnik V, Reuters reported Thursday, citing some

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