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In his words, 19 of those dismissed filed resignation notice on their own, other twenty will be fired under the lustration law.
The law cleansing state authorities widely known as the lustration law which Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, endorsed on September 16 took effect on Thursday. All state officials and employees of local self-government bodies who occupied their posts from February 25, 2010 until February 22, 2014, so, during Viktor Yanukovych’s presidency fall under lustration.Meanwhile, state officials, law enforcers, public servants and local self-government officials who caused “damage to the life, health and property” of participants in protests for Ukrainian integration in Europe as well as officials holding Soviet governing posts before August 19, 1991, former security officials and people “involved in political reprisals against Ukrainian nationalist liberation movement in the WWII times and post-war years will be purged.
President Petro Poroshenko does not come under the purview of the law despite the fact that he worked in the government of Mykola Azarov. Commenting on this fact, the Verkhovna Rada speaker, Oleksandr Turchynov, said the law was related to officials of all levels, though not on elected positions.