The protest of Ukrainian people's deputies against the adoption of changes to the Constitution and the riots at the building of the Verkhovna Rada showed that President Petro Poroshenko increasingly difficult to meet the requirements of Western countries, according to German media.
The Parliament of Ukraine on the proposal of the President of Petro Poroshenko on the first day of the week in the first reading the draft changes to the Constitution of the country in terms of decentralization. The adoption of the document provoked protests from some MPs. After the vote, we are Pleased riots occurred, at least 120 people were injured, about 30 people are caught. One soldier has died in hospital.
review of the German newspaper, For Ukraine, this situation may be " test ". The magazine stresses that decentralization insisted in the 1st stage of Western employees of the foreign Ministry, calling on Kiev to the execution of the Minsk agreements.
in the West were eagerly waiting for Parliament to approve changes to the Constitution, writes. It was so important For Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande that they "own persona admonished President Poroshenko and exerted pressure on him," according to the publication. Then he Poroshenko on holidays for several hours behind closed doors discussing with the MPs amendments to the Constitution, and Rada speaker Volodymyr Groysman called the draft law " will lead to the development of freedom, democracy and civil society ".
anyway 3 of the factions of the coalition opposed the adoption of the document in the first reading: "Radical party ", " Fatherland ", as well as almost all of the faction " Self-help ". To collect the necessary votes turned out due to the Opposition bloc and non-affiliated people's deputies." for "voted Pro-presidential faction" Block of Petro Poroshenko " and "popular front" Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
according to reviews, the contradictions in the Pro-European camp in Kiev become a problem For Western politicians." For the West, the situation becomes more and not less difficult, as Poroshenko is no longer able to mobilize the entire front anti-Russian parties in support of their policies, " says the magazine.