EU summit participants show unity on anti-Russian sanctions — MerkelWorld June 23, 4:11
Moldovan parliament refuses to hold no confidence vote in Foreign Minister Andrei GalburWorld June 23, 2:03
Google.ru’s temporary ban should serve as reminder to others — lawmakerBusiness & Economy June 23, 1:59
Russian lawmaker slams EU’s decision to extend sanctions on Moscow as absurdRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 23, 0:32
IOC spokesperson confirms Bach’s words about possible sanctions on RussiaSport June 22, 23:27
Germany-Chile Confederations Cup encounter in Kazan ends with 1-1 drawSport June 22, 23:12
Putin praises Moscow International Film FestivalSociety & Culture June 22, 21:49
Russian football team getting ready for game with MexicoSport June 22, 21:38
EU agrees to extend sanctions against RussiaWorld June 22, 21:25
KIEV, June 8. /TASS/. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law on legal regime of martial law, the Verkhovna Rada said on its official website on Monday.
"Martial law is a special legal regime that is introduced in Ukraine or on its separate territories in case of armed aggression or a threat of attack, threat for Ukraine’s independence or territorial integrity," the document said. Martial law can be imposed after the Verkovna Rada adopts the corresponding presidential decree.
"Means of legal regime of martial law include, in particular… forced settlement of citizens of a foreign country that threatens to attack or conduct aggression against Ukraine," the explanatory note to the document said.
According to the law, introduction of martial law entails labor duty for the population of the working age; allows expropriation of property, prohibits meetings and gatherings, activities of certain political parties; introduces media regulation, curfew; limits the freedom of movement for citizens and so on.
On January 27, the Ukrainian parliament adopted a resolution declaring Russia as an aggressor state.
Earlier, Poroshenko said that martial law in Ukraine may be introduced for several hours if necessary. "Now, legislature allows to do it. For people, it is a considerable limitation of their civil rights - censure is introduced, along with curfew and property expropriation. I would like to note that for today, despite the war, I remain the supporter of maintaining the key rights," he said.