Vice-Speaker of Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Koshulinsky opened an emergency session of the Parliament (ongoing)
Vice-Speaker of Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Koshulinsky opened an emergency session of the parliament. So far, 190 People's Deputies registered in the parliament. The lawmakers opened the session at 4:00 p.m. with a minute of silence. Immediately after this the session was postponed for an hour so that other People's Deputies can travel to the building. There are deputies from opposition, independent lawmakers and a number of deputies from the Party of Regions.
As of 17.00, electronic voting system is in operation, People’s Deputies are getting registered, including Sergey Tigipko, a notable deputy form the ruling party.
As of 17.30, 227 People’s Deputies have been registered in the session hall, including 30 deputies from the Party of Regions.