Business news from Ukraine


7 October , 2021  

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has dismissed Chairman of the Parliament Dmytro Razumkov.
The relevant decision was supported by 284 MPs at the Thursday plenary session.
In particular, some 215 votes in support of this decision were given by the Servant of the People faction, while 20 ones by the Batkivschyna faction, six votes by Holos, the For the Future and Dovira factions gave 19 and 18 votes, respectively, six votes from non-factional MPs […]. The European Solidarity and Opposition Platform – For Life factions did not give a single vote for Razumkov’s resignation.
However, the Opposition Platform – For Life and European Solidarity factions gave 23 and 27 votes, respectively, against such a decision. Seven MPs from the Servant of the People faction, eight MPs from the Holos faction, one MP from the Batkivschyna faction and eight MPs from non-factional ones voted against.
From May to November 2019, Razumkov headed the Servant of the People political party, the first number on the list of which was in the early parliamentary elections in 2019. He held the post of the Ukrainian parliament’s chairman from August 29, 2019.
As reported, on September 30, head of the Servant of the People faction David Arakhamia sent a letter on behalf of the deputy faction to recall Razumkov from the post of chairman.