Foreign ministers of Russia, Japan will discuss Putin’s upcoming visit to TokyoRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 03, 3:37
President of Luxembourg Forum welcomes Russia’s attention to threat of nuclear terrorismWorld December 03, 3:11
Presidential polls to determine vector for Uzbekistan’s further development — CEC chairmanWorld December 03, 2:44
Lavrov, Kerry discuss settlement in Syria at conference in RomeWorld December 03, 1:36
Kiev halves water supplies to LPR from another pumping station — LPR negotiatorWorld December 03, 0:50
Civilian wounded by Ukrainian sniper near Gorlovka — agencyWorld December 03, 0:31
Reconciliation agreements signed with 6 Syrian settlements — Russian Defense MinistryWorld December 02, 23:50
Russia doesn't understand why Kiev still continues operation in Donbass — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 02, 22:59
Russian field engineers take off for Syria to take part in Aleppo demining operationMilitary & Defense December 02, 21:24
The move followed questions from the media why the voting had been held behind closed doors.
“The voting was conducted in compliance with the regulations and there were no breaches,” Turchynov said.
On Tuesday, the parliament passed by 265 votes a draft law establishing special terms of self-government in certain parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, commonly known as Donbass, and a draft law exempting militias and their supporters from prosecution.
Several activists from the nationalistic Right Sector gathered in front of the presidential administration building on Wednesday, demanding that President Petro Poroshenko veto the draft laws.