Member of the Verkhovna Rada Andrii Artemenko claims that he is unable to return to Ukraine from the United States after the president issued a decree to revoke his Ukrainian citizenship.
President’s decision to revoke Ukraine’s nationality of Radical Party faction MP Andrii Artemenko automatically entails his removal from the elected office and does not require Rada to vote for the early termination of his powers.
The law enforcement officers conducted a search in the office of diplomat Vasyl Filipchuk under investigation into plan to rent out Crimea to Russia which was earlier voiced by independent Verkhovna Rada deputy Andrii Artemenko.
Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko has shown a copy of the Canadian passport of Andrii Artemenko, endorsed by the personal signature of the lawmaker.
Member of the Ukrainian parliament Andrii Artemenko says there are documents allowing the U.S. government to lay claims to the territory of Russian-occupied Crimea.