Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Judges Will Be Subjected to Lustration http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403975_text Freedom of speech; Government ethics and transparency; Human rights; Judges - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 09 May 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403975_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Verkhovna Rada Acts to Save the Economy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403942_text Corporate income tax; Income tax rates; State and local finance; Taxation; United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime (Palermo Convention), 2000; Value-added tax - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403942_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: National Guard Restored http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403924_text Administrative remedies; Armed forces and national security; National guard and reserves; National security - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403924_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Measures to Save Government Spending http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403905_text Budget; Government - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403905_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Tax Service Will Use "Lie Detectors" http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403757_text Criminal procedure; Executive agencies; Officials and employees - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403757_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Legislation Introduced on Criminalization of Holocaust Denial http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403722_text Crime and law enforcement; Genocide; War crimes - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403722_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New "Pregnancy Tax" Introduced for Women and Their Employers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403654_text Employee benefits; Taxation; Families - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403654_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Criminal Responsibility for Legal Entities Introduced http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403620_text Crime and law enforcement - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 24 Jun 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403620_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Financial Pyramids Will Be Outlawed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403354_text Crime and law enforcement - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403354_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Minority Languages May Become Official in Parts of the Country http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403279_text Languages - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403279_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Restrictions on Smoking Introduced http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403172_text Tobacco and smoking - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 31 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403172_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Rules for Legislative Elections http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402942_text Elections and politics - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 17 Jan 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402942_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Electronic Turnover of Laws in the Legislature http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402917_text Legislative power - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 15 Dec 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402917_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Court Ruling on Evidence Makes Former President Immune from Prosecution http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402919_text Crime and law enforcement - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 15 Dec 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402919_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Long Prison Sentence for a Former Prime Minister http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402857_text Crime and law enforcement - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution"... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 19 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402857_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Constitutional Court Bans Official Display of Red Flags http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402728_text Constitution - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 01 Jul 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402728_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Amendments to Criminal Legislation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402528_text Crime and law enforcement - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 18 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402528_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: The 1996 Constitution Is Reinstated http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402303_text Constitution - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 08 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402303_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: President's Name and Portrait Cannot Be Used in Election http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402259_text Elections and politics - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402259_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Law on Foreign and Domestic Policy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402036_text National security - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 10 Jun 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402036_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Pensions for Emigrants http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401662_text Employee benefits - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 09 Nov 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401662_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Gambling Banned Nationwide http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401391_text Gambling - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may On June 23, 2009, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine signed a law that prohibits gambling in the country. On June 11, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) had overridden a presidential veto of the Law on Prohibition of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 30 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401391_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New and Varied Fees for Car Owners http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401088_text Transportation and public works - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may On June 23, 2009, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine signed a law that prohibits gambling in the country. On June 11, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) had overridden a presidential veto of the Law on Prohibition of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 06 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401088_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Simplified Impeachment Procedures http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540980_text Legislative power - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may On June 23, 2009, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine signed a law that prohibits gambling in the country. On June 11, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) had overridden a presidential veto of the Law on Prohibition of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 03 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540980_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Procedure to Amend Constitution http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540410_text Constitution - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may On June 23, 2009, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine signed a law that prohibits gambling in the country. On June 11, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) had overridden a presidential veto of the Law on Prohibition of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On April 18, 2008, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the nation's Constitution can be amended following the results of a national referendum. This ruling was issued in response to the request submitted to the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 May 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540410_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Law on Land Market http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540386_text Property - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may On June 23, 2009, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine signed a law that prohibits gambling in the country. On June 11, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) had overridden a presidential veto of the Law on Prohibition of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On April 18, 2008, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the nation's Constitution can be amended following the results of a national referendum. This ruling was issued in response to the request submitted to the On March 4, 2008, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine adopted the Law on the Land Market. The Law determines legal and economic principles for the organization and functioning of the land market and regulates the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540386_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Law on Government http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540233_text Government - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may On June 23, 2009, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine signed a law that prohibits gambling in the country. On June 11, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) had overridden a presidential veto of the Law on Prohibition of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On April 18, 2008, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the nation's Constitution can be amended following the results of a national referendum. This ruling was issued in response to the request submitted to the On March 4, 2008, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine adopted the Law on the Land Market. The Law determines legal and economic principles for the organization and functioning of the land market and regulates the On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) adopted a new version of the Law on Government, agreed upon by all the political parties that are members of the governing coalition. The new Law is... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540233_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Terms of Office for Governors http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540234_text Government - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may On June 23, 2009, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine signed a law that prohibits gambling in the country. On June 11, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) had overridden a presidential veto of the Law on Prohibition of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On April 18, 2008, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the nation's Constitution can be amended following the results of a national referendum. This ruling was issued in response to the request submitted to the On March 4, 2008, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine adopted the Law on the Land Market. The Law determines legal and economic principles for the organization and functioning of the land market and regulates the On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) adopted a new version of the Law on Government, agreed upon by all the political parties that are members of the governing coalition. The new Law is On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine amended the Law on Provincial and Local State Administrations, following the recommendation of the President of Ukraine to establish a five-year term of service for the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sat, 02 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540234_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: Wrong Interpretation of History Is a Crime http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054016_text Crime and law enforcement - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may On June 23, 2009, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine signed a law that prohibits gambling in the country. On June 11, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) had overridden a presidential veto of the Law on Prohibition of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On April 18, 2008, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the nation's Constitution can be amended following the results of a national referendum. This ruling was issued in response to the request submitted to the On March 4, 2008, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine adopted the Law on the Land Market. The Law determines legal and economic principles for the organization and functioning of the land market and regulates the On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) adopted a new version of the Law on Government, agreed upon by all the political parties that are members of the governing coalition. The new Law is On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine amended the Law on Provincial and Local State Administrations, following the recommendation of the President of Ukraine to establish a five-year term of service for the On December 10, 2007, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine introduced amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine that were supported by the legislature. The new provisions added to the Criminal Code establish criminal responsibility for denying... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jan 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054016_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Measures to Promote the Native Language http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054097_text Languages - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may On June 23, 2009, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine signed a law that prohibits gambling in the country. On June 11, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) had overridden a presidential veto of the Law on Prohibition of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On April 18, 2008, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the nation's Constitution can be amended following the results of a national referendum. This ruling was issued in response to the request submitted to the On March 4, 2008, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine adopted the Law on the Land Market. The Law determines legal and economic principles for the organization and functioning of the land market and regulates the On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) adopted a new version of the Law on Government, agreed upon by all the political parties that are members of the governing coalition. The new Law is On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine amended the Law on Provincial and Local State Administrations, following the recommendation of the President of Ukraine to establish a five-year term of service for the On December 10, 2007, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine introduced amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine that were supported by the legislature. The new provisions added to the Criminal Code establish criminal responsibility for denying On November 20, 2007, Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko signed a decree on further promotion of the state language, which is Ukrainian, in the areas predominantly populated by non-Ukrainian minorities, especially in the Crimean peninsula. According to... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Dec 2007 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l2054097_text Global Legal Monitor: Ukraine: New Rules for Transfer of Cultural Valuables http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540143_text Cultural heritage - On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under which a special commission will be formed to review judgments issued by Ukrainian judges in cases concerning the participants in On March, 27, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) passed an act entitled the Law on Preventing Financial Catastrophe and Creating Pre-Conditions for Economic Growth in Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 1166-VII [in Ukranian] (Mar. On March 13, 2014, 262 out of 330 registered members of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's legislature) voted to pass the Law on the National Guard of Ukraine (Law of Ukraine No. 876-VII on the National On March 1, 2014, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted a resolution aimed at implementing urgent measures to save government funds and decrease future government spending. (Government Resolution No. 65 of March 1, The Ukrainian Ministry of Revenue and Duties recently passed guidelines that provide the Ministry with the legitimate grounds to use computer polygraphs in its work. (Ministry of Revenue and Duties, Decree No. 329 On September 3, 2013, legislation aimed at amending the Criminal Code of Ukraine and criminalizing the denial of the Holocaust was introduced in the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada. (Bill No. 3165 on Amending Article On July 1, 2013, a set of amendments to Ukrainian laws on retirement and other social benefits entered into legal force. (Law of Ukraine on Introduction of Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Regarding Awarding On May 23, 2013, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed the Law on Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine. (Law No. 2990 [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine website (last visited On August 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Commission on Financial Markets Regulation approved draft legislation banning financial pyramids in Ukraine and forwarded it to the legislature. The draft On August 8, 2012, the President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovich, signed into law the Principles of State Language Policy Act adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament on July 3. (Yanukovich Signed into Law the Act on On May 24, 2012, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a law amending several previously passed laws regulating consumption of tobacco products (Text of the law [in Ukrainian], Verkhovna Rada website (last visited May On November 17, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine passed a new law on the election of its members that eliminates the present proportional electoral system and introduces a mixed system, which comprises elements of On December 9, 2011, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (the national legislature) passed a law amending its own rules of internal procedure. As soon as the law enters into force after being signed by the President On October 20, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine interpreted constitutional provisions on due process and rules of evidence. This ruling was issued in response to a request sent to the Court by the Security Service On October 11, 2011, a district court in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv sentenced former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko who had been a leader of the Ukrainian opposition during the "Orange Revolution" On June 17, 2011, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the red flag cannot have the same official status as a state symbol as the national flag. The Constitutional Court recognized that the red flag In January and February 2011, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted a number of amendments to the country's Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure. The amendments provide for better guarantees of the rights of On October 4, 2010, the coalition of ruling party factions in the Ukrainian Parliament was dissolved, and a unified parliamentary majority was formed. This move reflected Ukraine's Constitutional Court ruling of October 1, 2010, which repealed On September 16, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine issued a decree aimed at preventing legal violations during the current election campaign, which started nationwide on September 11. On October 31, 2010, Ukrainians will elect provincial On June 2, 2010, President Viktor Yanukovich of Ukraine submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) the Bill on Basic Principles of Foreign and Domestic Policy ( President of Ukraine official website, http://www.president.gov.ua/documents/11735.html (last visited June On October 9, 2009, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine announced its decision to recognize selected provisions of articles 49 and 51 of the Law on Mandatory Retirement Insurance, articles that establish that citizens of Ukraine may On June 23, 2009, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine signed a law that prohibits gambling in the country. On June 11, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) had overridden a presidential veto of the Law on Prohibition of On February 24, 2009, the Government of Ukraine passed a regulation to establish new amounts for car registration and state car inspection fees. The fees will be differentiated based on the age of the car and On January 15, 2009, the Ukrainian legislature, the Verkhovna Rada, adopted the Law on Special Temporary Investigative Commissions, which simplifies the procedure for the legislative body to impeach the President. Previously, the impeachment procedure could be On April 18, 2008, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine ruled that the nation's Constitution can be amended following the results of a national referendum. This ruling was issued in response to the request submitted to the On March 4, 2008, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine adopted the Law on the Land Market. The Law determines legal and economic principles for the organization and functioning of the land market and regulates the On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) adopted a new version of the Law on Government, agreed upon by all the political parties that are members of the governing coalition. The new Law is On January 10, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine amended the Law on Provincial and Local State Administrations, following the recommendation of the President of Ukraine to establish a five-year term of service for the On December 10, 2007, President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine introduced amendments to the Criminal Code of Ukraine that were supported by the legislature. The new provisions added to the Criminal Code establish criminal responsibility for denying On November 20, 2007, Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko signed a decree on further promotion of the state language, which is Ukrainian, in the areas predominantly populated by non-Ukrainian minorities, especially in the Crimean peninsula. According to On October 15, 2007, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine adopted amendments to the Ukrainian Law on Export, Import, and Return of Cultural Valuables, which regulates the transfer of artifacts moved during World War II. According... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540143_text