One member of Poroshenko Bloc, MP Vasyl Brenzovich voted against supporting the request.
However, the deputies were unable to direct this and a number of other requests to the president due to lacking the necessary 226 votes. During the signaling vote to check the number of deputies present in the hall only 199 MPs confirmed it by pressing the button.
The request was sponsored by eight deputies.
In February, People's Front MP Tetiana Chornovol stated that after over two years since acquiring the citizenship of Ukraine Novynskyi did not give up his Russian passport and urged the president to deprive him of citizenship.
The oligarch himself insists that he renounced his Russian citizenship.
Novynskyi received a Ukrainian passport from President Viktor Yanukovych on June 1, 2012. He was one of the financial contributors of the Party of Regions.