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 Samopomich blocks Rada poduim as Kryvyi Rih mayoral vote shelved. VIDEO

Samopomich faction blocked the podiums at the Verkhovna Rada, demanding to vote on early mayoral elections in Kryvyi Rih.

As reported by Censor.NET correspondent, during the consideration of the bill on amendments to the Constitution, faction leader Oleh Bereziuk said that Samopomich would not vote for the amendments to the Constitution until Kryvyi Rih issue was tackled. After that, Samopomich MPs led by Yehor Soboliev and Semen Semenchenko as well as Svoboda deputies blocked the podium.

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After that, a skirmish occurred between Soboliev and Radical Party faction leader Oleh Liashko who was to speak from the podium.

Meanwhile in a guest lodge, which is located on the third floor balcony opposite the rostrum, there are people with a Ukrainian flag and the banner of Kryvbas battalion, chanting "Kryvyi Rih!".

At the same time, speaker Volodymyr Hroisman offered the deputies to proceed with the consideration of the amendments to the Constitution, asking the heads of factions to gather and talk over the election in Kryvyi Rih. However, his offer was not heard by the blockers. After that, the speaker adjourned the session until noon, calling the practices unacceptable.

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