Tag: Ukrainska Rada

Police Shoot Over Heads of Protesters; NSDC Supports Poroshenko’s Call for Freight Ban on Russia-Backed Separatist Territories

March 15, 2017

Police fired over the heads of protesters crashing a checkpoint in Konstantinovka today as clashes between blockaders and law-enforcers resumed. The National Council on Defense and Security supported President Petro Poroshenko’s own proposal of a ban on freight traffic from the Russia-backed separatist-held territories of the Donbass.

Ukraine Live Day 277: Five Parties in Ukrainian Parliament Reach Coalition Agreement

November 21, 2014

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. View Ukraine: April, 2014 […]

Ukraine’s Parliamentary Elections and the Far Right

October 26, 2014

Vienna, October 26 – On October 26, 2014, Ukrainians voted in the early parliamentary elections. Ukraine currently has a mixed electoral system (50% elected from party lists and 50% elected from constituencies or single-member districts) with a 5% election threshold. Here are the results of the National Exit Poll 2014 (I mention only those parties […]