▲ Up
 
09:20 16-12-2017
АКИpress CA-News Tazabek Turmush
ADVERTISE WITH US SUBSCRIBE
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Crimean Parliament approves new constitution
World | politics | 12:15, 12 April 2014 | 967

AKIPRESS.COM - 189159743 The parliament of Crimea, which reunified with Russia last month, approved the adoption of a new constitution for the Russian republic on Friday, a RIA Novosticorrespondent reported.The text of the constitution was overwhelmingly supported by deputies, with 88 out of 100 lawmakers voting in favor of its adoption.

The Ukrainian economy has been hard hit by the ongoing political crisis following the unconstitutional seizure of power in February by the country's new leadership, which includes a number of far-right ultranationalists in key positions.

Crimea declared independence from Ukraine last month and signed a treaty to rejoin Russia. The reunification treaty was ratified by the Russian president and parliament the same week.

Crimea, a predominantly ethnic Russian region, moved for independence from Ukraine after having refused to recognize the legitimacy of the new government that came to power following the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych in February and then introduced measures aimed against Russian-speakers in the country.

Moscow has described the uprising in Kiev as "an illegitimate fascist coup."

LATEST NEWS
09:11 "With enough electricity sales markets' emerging, we could resume Upper-Naryn Cascade dams project under acceptable conditions:" Russian Government18:45 At a glance: Kyrgyzstan in 201717:19 SDPK to convene congress in Bishkek16:36 22yo soldier of Kyrgyz Air Defense Force shot himself to death16:31 ADB to give Mongolia $3 million grant to support smallholder vegetable farmers16:22 11 local councils across Kyrgyzstan to have elections on Jan.2816:20 WHO: Up to 650 000 people die of respiratory diseases linked to seasonal flu each year16:17 Iskander Gaipkulov received mandate of Parliament member15:18 Main Road Safety Directorate presents new uniform, car and badge14:54 Macedonian Foreign Minister meets Mongolian Ambassador14:32 "Maybe private sector must deal with weight and dimensional control, if Transport Ministry is not capable of doing it": Isakov14:13 Transport and agriculture sectors are among priority areas of cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Russia: Putin14:12 2.8% of children under 5 years suffer from malnutrition in Kyrgyzstan13:57 Ethnic Kyrgyz resettled in Naryn from Afghanistan given aid13:48 4 children killed after school bus, train collide in France13:15 Secretary of Security Council of Kyrgyzstan tenders his resignation13:10 Kyrgyzstan to reform government-run regional mass media13:10 South Korea grants $3.5 million to Kyrgyzstan to help develop 30 villages12:55 Philippines Ambassador to Turkmenistan delivers credentials12:49 Ashgabat hosts Turkmen-American Business Council meeting
© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2017. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)65-03-06