September 16, 2014
Bills on special status of Donbas an amnesty approved by the parliament
National Deputies supported President’s bill with majority of votes during the closed session. People’s representatives supported bills on special status of several regions of Donbas and amnesty for the participants of events in East of the country. The bills were proposed by the President Petro Poroshenko.
227 Deputies supported the bill on introduction of special regime of government in some regions of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts (the necessary minimum is 226 votes). The bill on amnesty for the participants of events in Donbas was approved with 287 votes.
The named bills were discussed during the closed session.
Meanwhile there are demonstration near the Parliamentary buildings. One part of the crowd demands Lustration, the other demands not to accept the laws without public discussion.