People's people's choice of Ukraine, member of the faction "popular front" Konstantin Matacena withdrew the draft law on introducing changes in the criminal rule of the country, involving the deprivation of free for 3 years for criticizing the government, said the press service of the " Popular front ".
As stated by the people's choice, he did not provide for the criminal retribution for any criticism of the government, the purpose was punishment for the desecration of state symbols, UNIAN reports. The press service stressed that " Matacena remembered with the situation in the East of Ukraine, where it is the desecration of state symbols encouraged and continues to encourage separatist processes in society. Matacena was a combat commander (from 1991 to 1998, He held positions from platoon leader to Deputy commander of the military unit A Artyomovsk mechanized division) and immediately after the outbreak of hostilities in the Donbass took under its own supervision withholding provisions, Artyomovsk, Donetsk region ". In the party said that " the position of the Popular front and its leader Arseniy Yatseniuk is that the legislative activity of people's deputies and the government should meet the European standards and international standards, which are based on the principles of democracy, humanism and respect for human rights and freedoms ". Remember, March 1, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine registered a draft law on the deprivation of liberty for a term up to three years for criticizing the government. The law provides penalties of up to three years of imprisonment for " socially dangerous wrongful acts which infringe upon the authority of Ukraine As a sovereign country, public humiliation, abuse, defilement, or other actions aimed at undermining the authority of the state authorities, local governments and associations of Residents of Ukraine ". However, during the last period of time criticizing the Kyiv authorities increasingly often serve not only the citizens, but the MPs are Happy. Thus, the ex-commander of the battalion " Donbass ", the people's choice Verkhovna Rada semen Semenchenko said before, that the government of Ukraine through the media is lying about the events in the East.