Verkhovna Rada meeting opened with minute"s silence

The Verkhovna Rada meeting on Wednesday has begun with a minute's silence in honour of 12 civilians killed yesterday in Volnovakha, Donetsk region.

The poster reading "I am Volnovakha" was hung behind the parliament's presidium.

Four bills have been submitted for consideration of MPs today. 332 MPs registered in the session hall.

Information about the previously announced speech of the National Bank of Ukraine governor Valeria Hontareva is not on the agenda, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

The MPs are offered to consider the bill No.1086 "On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On Compulsory State Pension Insurance" (on improving pension benefits), the bill No. 1544 "On Amendments to the Article 188-1 of the Criminal Code" (on non-admission of natural gas theft) and the bill No. 1552 "On Amendments to the Criminal Code" (on strengthening responsibility for certain military offences).

The parliament is also invited to consider the bill No. 1549 "On Amendments to the Article 255 of the Code of Ukraine on Administrative Offences" (on safety at sea and river transport).

MPs plan to work only during the first half of the day. At 16.00 MPs will begin to work in committees, factions and groups.

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