Doctors call for end to unprofessional comments on Lutsenko's health

Former Ukrainian Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko is under the supervision of doctors and is not refusing treatment, the press service of the Ukrainian Health Ministry has reported.

Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:12:07


Foreign Ministry doesn't know when German doctors to inspect hospital for Tymoshenko

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has not yet received a report from Germany on the date of the arrival of German doctors to Kharkiv to inspect the hospital in which Ukraine's imprisoned former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko is to undergo medical treatment.

Tue, 10 Apr 2012 14:30:09


Expert: Yatseniuk striving to become opposition leader instead of Tymoshenko

Leader of the Front for Change Party Arseniy Yatseniuk decided to unite with the Batkivschyna Party so as to become the leader of the opposition instead of Yulia Tymoshenko, political scientist Kost Bondarenko has said.

Tue, 10 Apr 2012 14:03:10


Prosecutor in Ivaschenko case: No violations in holding of court session in convoy room

The head of the group of public prosecution in the case of former Acting Defense Minister of Ukraine Valeriy Ivaschenko, Petro Koval, has said he saw no human rights violations during the holding of a court session in an escort room of Kyiv's Pechersky District Court.

Tue, 10 Apr 2012 11:36:01


Korolevska: Ukraine's energy security again in jeopardy

Bills on the privatization of coalmining enterprises and the reform of the Ukrainian oil and gas sector up for second reading in parliament pose a direct threat to Ukraine's energy security and should be withdrawn, the leader of Ukraine - Ahead! Party and the head of the Verkhovna Rada committee on industrial and regulatory policy and entrepreneurship, Natalia Korolevska, has said.

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 20:27:14


Appeals Court can authorize German ombudsman's meeting with Lutsenko

The State Penitentiary Service of Ukraine has received a letter from the German Embassy with a request to facilitate a meeting of German Government Commissioner for Human Rights Markus Loening with the jailed former interior minister, Yuriy Lutsenko, on April 10-12.

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 20:16:19


Rada likely to consider amendments to 2012 state budget on Thursday

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has suggested that the Verkhovna Rada should consider the draft amendments to the national budget for 2012 on Thursday, Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Lytvyn said on Monday.

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 19:35:11


Thirteen instead of 16 single mandate constituencies created in Kyiv

As a result of a ruling of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine to ban Ukrainians abroad to vote for candidates from single mandate constituencies, there will be 13 single mandate constituencies instead of 16 in Kyiv, Chairman of the Central Election Commission Volodymyr Shapoval has said.

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 18:34:02


Court hearing in Ivaschenko's case held with violation of human rights, says ombudswoman

Ukrainian parliament's commissioner for human rights Nina Karpachova believes that the court debate in the criminal case against former acting defense minister Valeriy Ivaschenko on Monday in an escort room of Pechersky District Court in Kyiv was held with gross violations of human rights.

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 18:16:24


Court to announce verdict on Ivaschenko on April 12

Kyiv Pechersky District Court will announce its verdict on former Acting Defense Minister of Ukraine Valeriy Ivaschenko in a case of abuse of office at 0900 on April 12, defense counsel Volodymyr Lebedev has said.

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 17:51:35


Lazarenko again denies involvement in lawmaker's murder

Former Ukrainian prime minister Pavlo Lazarenko has again denied any involvement in the 1996 murder of parliamentary deputy Yevhen Scherban.
Scherban's son, Ruslan, is one of those who have blamed the lawmaker's murder on Lazarenko.

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 17:47:12


Tymoshenko says murder allegations 'absurd'

Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, serving a seven-year jail sentence on abuse-of-office charges, on Monday, Apr. 9, dismissed fresh allegations against her of involvement in the murder of a parliament deputy almost 16 years ago.

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 17:30:43


Regions Party expects new Criminal Code to be adopted this week

The chairman of the Regions Party faction in Ukraine's parliament, Oleksandr Yefremov, has said that the new Criminal Procedure Code will be adopted at second reading this week, the Regions Party's press service reported.

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 17:17:56


Batkivschyna demands resignation of Pshonka and Kuzmin

The BYT-Batkivschyna faction in parliament will demand the resignation of Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka and his first deputy, Renat Kuzmin.

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 16:37:35


Batkivschyna leader to attend Avakov extradition hearing in Italy

Leader of the BYT-Batkivschyna parliamentary faction Andriy Kozhemiakin will attend a court sitting in Rome on Tuesday, April 10, during which the issue of the extradition of former Head of Kharkiv Regional State Administration and the leader of Kharkiv regional organization of the Batkivschyna Party Arsen Avakov will be considered.

Mon, 09 Apr 2012 15:15:38


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