Sobolev lost his position as head of the anti-corruption Committee
The Verkhovna Rada adopted the draft resolution, which recalled the people’s Deputy from «Samopomich» Yegor Sobolev as the head of the parliamentary Committee on preventing and combating corruption. For this decision voted 256 deputies. «The reason for my dismissal is that we have adopted laws began, perhaps for the first time in the history of Ukraine to work for us», – said Sobolev.
Klimkin met with Lavrov
The foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that he discussed with the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov to the question of exchange of detainees in the Donbas. Their meeting was held in Vienna.
The foreign Minister also met with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson and the special representative of the United States Department of state in Ukraine with Kurt Volker. They discussed the introduction of UN peacekeepers to the Donbass.
The moratorium on the sale of Ukrainian agricultural land extended for another year
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has extended until at least 2019, the moratorium on sale of agricultural land. The draft law No. 7350 voted 236 deputies.
The Parliament adopts the state budget-2018
In the morning session, the Parliament adopted the bill №7116 «On amendments to the Budget code of Ukraine», which the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman called the «first law in the budget package.» In the evening they made changes to the Tax code that will increase revenues to the consolidated budget of Ukraine by 12.46 billion. After this, the deputies began to consider the bill on the state budget for 2018. They plan to work prior to its adoption.
Poroshenko wanted for questioning in the case of Yanukovych
Prosecutor Ruslan Kravchenko, during a meeting of the Obolon district court of Kyiv has announced a list of more than 100 witnesses whom the prosecution asks to questioning on charges of treason fugitive ex-President Viktor Yanukovych. The list includes the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, Secretary of national security Council and defense Oleksandr Turchynov, Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy, Ukraine’s Ambassador to Poland Andriy Deshchytsia, former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk and other politicians.
Ronaldo for the fifth time received the»Golden ball»
The winner of the prize «Golden ball 2017» edition of France Football was the Portuguese winger Cristiano Ronaldo. The 32-year-old striker of real Madrid was voted most journalists who took part in the survey. For Ronaldo this is the fifth «Golden ball» in his career. The Argentine striker Spanish «Barcelona» Lionel Messi took the second place.
In Australia legalized same-sex marriage
The lower house of the Australian Parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage. Australians will be able to conclude them in February.
Sobolev is no longer the head of the anti-corruption Committee, the Parliament discusses the budget, Klimkin met with Lavrov. Most importantly for the day 08.12.2017