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 Rada Refused to Release Tymoshenko and Lutsenko

Pro-government majority refused to support the review of the Amnesty Law which provides for the release of political prisoners Yulia Tymoshenko and Yuriy Lutsenko.

The United opposition press service reports that when thespeaker Lytvyn wanted to vote on the issue, the leader of the Partyof Regions Oleksandr Yefremov said that the current session ofParliament is coming to an end, and the deputies will not have timeto consider it.

He proposed torevert to the law later.

Chairman of theBYuT-Batkivschyna faction Andriy Kozhemyakin insisted that the billwas discussed today. In addition, the chairman of the faction askedthe speaker to explain why the deputies were given the schedule forthe entire week, and the leaders of the Party of Regions say thatthe next session will take place on 20 November. Kozhemyakin notedthat a matter of reducing the current plenary week was not raisedat the conciliatory council and accused the Verkhovna Rada of grossviolation of the Regulations.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n223182