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Renat Kuzmin: The attempt of the Prosecutor General’s Office to again illegally extend Viktor Medvedchuk’s house arrest is a mockery of justice
31 August 2021
The Office of the Prosecutor General announced the completion of the investigation into the case of the chairman of the political council of the “Opposition Platform - For Life” party MP Viktor Medvedchuk, and the prosecution started to acquaint the defense with the case materials. This means that Medvedchuk can no longer influence the results of the investigation, and in accordance with Ukrainian law, the preventive measure in the form of house arrest, which was chosen during investigation, should be canceled. “This would be the case in a state governed by the rule of law, but in Ukraine, the law has not been in effect in recent times,” MP for Opposition Platform - For Life Renat Kuzmin wrote in his post on the Facebook page.
31 August 2021
While in most countries 2021 is a year for economic recovery after pandemic losses, Ukraine remains away from these processes. According to MP Serhiy Lovochkin, the lack of real economic program by the government resulted in stagnation after the decline in production.
Oleg Voloshyn: Medvedchuk’s success in the ECHR trial will be of great political importance for the whole of Ukraine
27 August 2021
“The success in the European Court of Human Rights of the claims of the chairman of the political council of the “Opposition Platform - For Life” party MP Viktor Medvedchuk will be of great political importance for the whole country, as it will show that the opportunities of the current government of Ukraine are not unlimited,” Oleg Voloshyn, MP for Opposition Platform - For Life, said on the air of the First Independent TV channel.
20 August 2021
Ukraine’s economy is currently in recession, and its GDP has been sliding for the second quarter in a row. This was stated by OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin.
Viktor Medvedchuk: Criminal prosecution and repression will not prevent me or other MPs from Opposition Platform – For Life from continuing to criticize the government for its failures
18 August 2021
The whole trial process, from the announcement of suspicion to the court hearings in the case of the chairman of the political council of the “Opposition Platform – For Life” party Viktor Medvedchuk is designed to intimidate the politician and his party fellows. This was stated by Viktor Medvedchuk himself, communicating with reporters after the Kyiv Court of Appeal upheld the decision to extend house arrest to the leader of Opposition Platform – For Life, which had been delivered earlier by the Pechersk District Court of Kyiv.
Oleg Voloshyn: Medvedchuk was kind of a restraining factor for Moscow – he kept on convincing the Kremlin of official Kyiv’s ability to negotiate
12 August 2021
The chairman of the political council of the “Opposition Platform - For Life” party Viktor Medvedchuk has played a huge role in the relations between Ukraine and the Russian Federation. After all, it was him who has always acted as a kind of restraining factor for Moscow, a man who never ceased to convince the Kremlin of the negotiability of official Kyiv for the sake of peaceful settlement of the conflict in Donbas. Oleg Voloshyn, MP for the “Opposition Platform - For Life” faction, said this on the First Independent TV channel.
11 August 2021
According to the State Statistics Service, when assessing their material wealth, mere 1 percent of Ukrainian households identified themselves as middle class, which is extremely low. This was stated by OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin.
4 August 2021
In June alone, wage arrears in Ukraine’s healthcare system increased by 20 percent, indicating that the government is not capable to support the fight against the epidemic, with its new rise being expected in the fall. This was stated by OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin, commenting on the most recent data by the State Statistics Service.
Vadym Rabinovych: Opposition Platform – For Life got inspired by the example of Hungary and is heading for a transition from the opposition to a ruling party!
29 July 2021
On July 22, in Kyiv, a meeting of representatives of the “Opposition Platform – For Life” political party with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó, who was in Ukraine on a working visit.
28 July 2021
Ukraine’s manufacturing industry has shown a slight growth in the first six months of 2021 after a lengthy decline, but some of its sectors remain in deep crisis. The most plagued segments include foods, beverages, and tobacco goods manufacturing, which slid by 10.1 percent in January-June this year compared to same period of the pandemic-ridden 2020. This was stated by OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin commenting on the most recent data by the State Statistics Service.