About 1 thousand Active participants gathered Near the building of Verkhovna Rada in Kiev to protest against the adoption of the Constitution of the decentralization of Power.
Activists continue to meet, now they are five hundred people, They continue to approach. They oppose changes to the Constitution. The main concern is that if such amendments will take in this form, it will be Amnesty of terrorists in the East, and blurred the border with the Russian Federation, transfers TV channel " 112 Ukraine ".
Near Excited citizens gathered with flags of the extremist organization "Right sector* "nationalist" Freedom ", and also with the flags of Ukraine. As informs television channel, Near Parliament house security beefed greater normal. The building is guarded by soldiers of the National guard and police officers. The Ukrainian Parliament on the first day of the week will gather for a special meeting at which plans to adopt the first reading of constitutional clarification regarding the decentralization of Power. However, the news Agency informs that the number of protesters had grown to 1 million People. The participants of the campaign posters with slogans " No to the special status of Donbass!" The entrance to the Parliament guarded by reinforced patrols of fighters of national guard and police. Remember, on July 16, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko submitted to the Parliament amendments to the Constitution with the regulations On the status of Donbass. This Poroshenko, introducing the draft changes to the main law of the country, declared that Ukraine "was, there is and will be" a unitary state, the proposed changes to the Constitution do not provide for a special status For Donbass. Rada has approved these amendments, and the draft was sent to the constitutional Court For evaluation. The direction of change in the COP endorsed 288 deputies are Glad of 450. For the final adoption of the law On introducing changes to the Constitution will need More than 300 votes of parliamentarians. The meeting was attended by the us Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt and U.S. assistant Secretary of state for Europe and Eurasia Victoria Nuland. In the Donbass told that these amendments are irrelevant to the implementation of the Minsk agreements. In the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation stated before that shows the President of Ukraine in the Verkhovna Rada the project of constitutional reform completely ignores suggestions republics of Donbass. The constitutional Court of Ukraine at the end of July announced the decision, which recognized the unconstitutional presidential project of change of the basic law on decentralization of Power. The court also recognized the constitutional provision of transitional provisions of the draft, which stipulates that the special status of Donbass is defined by a separate legislative act. On procedure, constitutional changes are considered during 2 sessions: For adoption on first reading of the required minimum of 226 votes. In the 2nd reading and the common law are obliged to hold at least 300 people's deputies. Officials hope to approve in General the project changes this autumn.
* Organization, relative to which a court has adopted the legally effective conclusion Of destruction or prohibition of the activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"