The Rada extended martial law until May 25 and passed a number of bills

Oleg Panfilovych

The Verkhovna Rada extended the martial law until May 25.

This was announced by the MP from "Holos" Yaroslav Zhelezniak.

In addition, parliament passed laws on:

  • exemption from taxation of remuneration for military trophy equipment of the enemy suitable for use in the army;
  • increase of the budget reserve fund by UAH 200 billion due to borrowings;
  • simplification of obtaining the status of the unemployed and the appointment of unemployment benefits during the war;
  • simplification of the construction of buildings intended for the livelihood of persons who lost their homes as a result of the war (first reading);
  • rent only for gas sold (not extracted), the rest will be paid within 3 months after the end of martial law (first reading);
  • continuing the possibility of participation of international organizations in the purchase of medicines for Ukraine;
  • the procedure for searching for and nationalizing the property of the aggressor country (through the NAPC and the Anti-Corruption Court);
  • purification of Ukrainian legislation from Soviet terminology;
  • expulsion of MP Viktor Medvedchuk from the members of the Committee on Human Rights and Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories.