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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.
23 July 2021
Over the most recent six months, inflation rates in Ukraine got significantly higher. The prices rose by 6.4 percent between early January and late June 2021; on a year-on-year basis (June 2021 compared to June 2020), inflation has almost reached a two-digit figure (9.5 percent), having significantly left behind the increase of minimal social standards. This was stated by OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin.
Viktor Medvedchuk: Delaying my case trial, the authorities are trying to divert the attention of Ukrainians from pressing issues
20 July 2021
Today, the Kyiv Court of Appeal was supposed to consider the appeal of the lawyers of the chairman of the political council of “Opposition Platform - For Life” MP Viktor Medvedchuk on the extension of his measure of restraint in the form of round-the-clock house arrest by the Pechersk District Court of Kyiv. But the consideration of the appeal was postponed until July 30, 2021, because the panel of judges did not have time to get acquainted with the case materials.