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MP lifts Ukraine PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk up by his crotch in Parliament – Watch

MP lifts Ukraine PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk up by his crotch in Parliament – Watch

A bizarre scene was witnessed in Ukraine Parliament when an MP forcibly pulled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk off the podium by his crotch.

Dec 13, 2015, 21:40 PM IST

141 still hospitalized after violent protests in Ukraine

Ukrainian police say 141 people remain hospitalised after a nationalist protest in Kiev turned violent, with 10 of the injured in serious condition.

Sep 01, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

Ukraine takes first step toward debt payment freeze

Ukraine`s cash-starved government took the first step Tuesday toward freezing the payment of billions of dollars in sovereign and state-backed debt owed to some of the world`s most powerful creditors.

May 20, 2015, 00:40 AM IST

Ukraine Parliament agrees to dismissal of top prosecutor

 Ukraine`s Parliament voted on Tuesday to approve a presidential proposal to dismiss the General Prosecutor, criticised by deputies and activists for failing to roll out reforms and bring justice for those killed in last year`s "Euromaidan" revolution. 

Feb 10, 2015, 18:35 PM IST
Ukrainian parliament votes to renounce "non-aligned" status

Ukrainian parliament votes to renounce "non-aligned" status

The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday renounced Ukraine`s "non-aligned" status with the aim of eventually joining NATO, angering Moscow, which views NATO`s eastward expansion as a threat to its own security.

Dec 23, 2014, 16:08 PM IST

Ukraine's newly elected Parliament holds first session

 The newly-elected Ukrainian parliament held its first session Thursday to swear in lawmakers and form committees.

Nov 27, 2014, 19:22 PM IST

Ukraine confirms pro-Western PM with mammoth tasks ahead

Ukraine`s parliament on Wednesday confirmed pro-Western Arseniy Yatsenyuk will keep his post as prime minister to lead a new coalition government.

Nov 27, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

Ukraine Parliament opens after crushing pro-West poll win

Ukraine`s parliament on Thursday held its first sitting since pro-Western parties won a crushing poll victory, with lawmakers facing a mammoth task to drag the war-wracked nation back from the brink of collapse.

Nov 27, 2014, 15:05 PM IST

Ukraine parliament confirms negotiator with Russia as Foreign minister

Ukraine`s parliament on Thursday confirmed as foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin, the current ambassador to Germany who also represents Kiev in peace negotiations with Russia.

Jun 19, 2014, 16:06 PM IST

Ukraine Parliament elects pro-EU Yatsenyuk as Prime Minister

The Ukrainian Parliament approved pro-EU Arseniy Yatsenyuk as the new Prime Minister of the country after the ouster of president Viktor Yanukovych.

Feb 27, 2014, 19:00 PM IST

Ukraine Parliament convenes to approve new government

Ukraine`s parliament convenes Thursday to approve a new pro-Western government after the United States offered economic aid to the crisis-hit country and warned Russia against military intervention.

Feb 27, 2014, 11:49 AM IST

Ukraine`s Parliament wants Viktor Yanukovych to be tried in ICC for `crime against humanity`

The Ukrainian Parliament on Tuesday reportedly voted for trial of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych by International Crime Court (ICC) for `crime against humanity.`

Feb 25, 2014, 19:22 PM IST

Ukraine parliament votes to limit president`s powers

Ukraine`s parliament on Friday voted to return the ex-Soviet country to its 2004 constitution, which limits the president`s powers and gives lawmakers the right to appoint key ministers.

Feb 22, 2014, 00:21 AM IST

Violent clashes in Ukraine leave nine dead

Ukraine`s political crisis escalated sharply on Tuesday, with at least nine people reported killed and scores injured in violent, often fiery battles between anti-government demonstrators and police in Kiev.

Feb 18, 2014, 17:05 PM IST

Thousands of Ukraine protesters mass outside Parliament

Thousands of Ukrainian protesters massed outside parliament in Kiev on Tuesday as lawmakers were set to debate a vote of no confidence in the government over the scrapping of a deal with the European Union.

Dec 03, 2013, 14:49 PM IST

Ukraine Parliament speaker elected amid brawls

After a short break was announced and the fight ended, Rybak was elected parliament speaker.

Dec 13, 2012, 23:18 PM IST

Ukraine ratifies controversial naval deal with Russia

Fighting broke out and smoke bombs were thrown today as Ukraine`s Parliament erupted into chaos as it ratified a bitterly controversial deal with Russia.

Apr 27, 2010, 15:58 PM IST