Subscription and demo access


 
About Interfax
Press Releases
Products & Services
Contact us
Customer Login
 


Headlines
 

06/26 20:33   Oleg Navalny says may be transferred from penal colony to prison instead of release on parole
 
06/26 20:19   No issue of implementing Minsk agreements on agenda of EU Council summit, in its draft conclusions - source
 
06/26 19:23   Russian Defense Ministry notifies European partners, including Berlin, of all surprise inspections, major drills - Konashenkov
 
06/26 18:31   Russian-Japanese consultations on security planned in July
 
06/26 17:18   Holy Synod to determine Russian church's attitude to Orthodox forum on Crete in July
 
06/26 16:56   Ex-Russian military representative to NATO sees no prerequisites to improve relations between Russia, alliance
 
06/26 16:33   Russia can respond to NATO activity with Baltic Fleet reinforcement, Iskander missiles - head of Duma Defense Committee
 
06/26 16:05   Pope's remarks about Armenian genocide not aimed against Turkish people - Vatican
 
06/26 15:47   Vatican-Ankara relations will not sour over Pope's statement on Armenian genocide - Holy See
 
06/26 15:30   Russia to hand R-32 cruise missile boat over to Egypt in July
 




 

Interfax.com  |  Interfax news  |  Ukrainian parliament passes law on National Guard...


News headlines


March 13, 2014 15:36

Ukrainian parliament passes law on National Guard (Part 2)

KYIV. March 12 (Interfax) - The Ukrainian parliament has passed the law, On the National Guard of Ukraine, which was submitted by Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov.

A total of 262 of the 330 parliamentarians who registered in the parliament session voted for the law on Thursday, an Interfax correspondent has reported.

The law was passed with regard for the amendments voiced during the parliament session.

In accordance with the new law, the National Guard of Ukraine, a military unit with law enforcement functions intended for the fulfillment of tasks to protect the life, rights, freedoms and lawful interests of citizens, society, and the state from criminal and other illegal encroachments, to protect public order and public safety, and interact with law enforcement bodies in ensuring state security and state border protection, curbing terrorist activities and the activities by illegal armed groups, terrorist organizations, organized groups, and criminal organizations is formed on the basis of the Interior Troops of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry.

The National Guard of Ukraine will be independent by its legal status.

The National Guard of Ukraine will also fulfill combat tasks in the interests of citizens, society, and the state in peaceful time and in emergencies and will be involved in defending Ukraine, protecting its sovereignty and territorial integrity, border safety, state independence, and national interests in the event of military aggression, military conflict, or a threat of attack by direct combat action.

At the same time, the law introduces some restrictions on service in the National Guard of Ukraine.

The National Guard of Ukraine will have up to 60,000 members and the number of personnel can be increased by the parliament if need be.

The personnel of the National Guard of Ukraine will be staffed with conscripts and contract servicemen.

According to the law, the military political and executive administration of the National Guard of Ukraine is exercised by the Ukrainian interior minister. Direct military administration of the National Guard of Ukraine is exercised by the commander of the National Guard of Ukraine who is also head of the main military administration body of the National Guard of Ukraine. The commander of the National Guard of Ukraine is appointed by the parliament on the recommendation of the president of Ukraine.

At the same time, the parliament has ordered the relevant committee to edit the law to correct technical and legal flaws.

Oleksandr Turchynov said before the voting: "We will amend the law, but now we need to launch a mobilization of the National Guard."

av cm

(Our editorial staff can be reached at eng.editors@interfax.ru)

/Interfax/
 Subscription
You can access a demo version of, receive more information about or subscribe to Interfax publications by filling in and returning the form below. We also have dozens of reports in the Russian language, please indicate if you are interested.
Title:


Phone:


E-mail:


First name:


Company:


Country:
Last name:


Division:


City:
Products:
Central Asia & Caucasus Business Weekly
Central Asia General Newswire
Global Gas Analytics
Global Natural Gas Daily
Interfax Via Bloomberg Terminal
Kazakhstan General Newswire
Kazakhstan Mining Weekly
Kazakhstan Oil & Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Announcements
Russia & CIS Banking and Finance Weekly
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Daily
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Newswire
Russia & CIS Business and Investment Weekly
Russia & CIS Business Law Weekly
Russia & CIS Business news
Russia & CIS Defense Industry Weekly
Russia & CIS Diplomatic Panorama
Russia & CIS Energy Daily
Russia & CIS Energy Newswire
Russia & CIS Events Calendar
Russia & CIS Food and Agriculture Weekly
Russia & CIS General Newswire
Russia & CIS Headline News
Russia & CIS Insurance Weekly
Russia & CIS IT and Telecom Weekly
Russia & CIS Metals and Mining Weekly
Russia & CIS Military Daily
Russia & CIS Military Newswire
Russia & CIS Military Weekly
Russia & CIS Oil and Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Presidential Bulletin
Russia & CIS Statistics Weekly
Russia Health & Pharmaceuticals
Russia Market Roundup
Russia Press Review
Ukraine Business Daily
Ukraine Business Weekly
Ukraine General Newswire
Please enter the digits from picture in the box below:

June 26, 2016
 
20:33
Oleg Navalny says may be transferred from penal colony to prison instead of release on parole
 
20:19
No issue of implementing Minsk agreements on agenda of EU Council summit, in its draft conclusions - source
 
19:23
Russian Defense Ministry notifies European partners, including Berlin, of all surprise inspections, major drills - Konashenkov
 
18:31
Russian-Japanese consultations on security planned in July
 
17:18
Holy Synod to determine Russian church's attitude to Orthodox forum on Crete in July
 
16:56
 
16:33
Russia can respond to NATO activity with Baltic Fleet reinforcement, Iskander missiles - head of Duma Defense Committee
 
16:05
Pope's remarks about Armenian genocide not aimed against Turkish people - Vatican
 
15:47
Vatican-Ankara relations will not sour over Pope's statement on Armenian genocide - Holy See
 
15:30
Russia to hand R-32 cruise missile boat over to Egypt in July
 
15:21
Hypersonic missiles to be introduced over next decade - military
 
14:06
Rosneft, Shandong Kerui Petroleum Equipment sign memorandum on strategic cooperation in petroleum services
 
13:59
Russia, China agree on localization of high-speed train production
 
13:57
Death toll from Tatarstan road crash soars to eight
 
 more headlines 



Interviews
 

.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given an interview to Interfax ahead of his visit to Russia in which he speaks about the influence that his personal relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin have on the development of interstate ties, about Israels plans regarding new gas fields and said that Israel will into allow Syria to turn into a source of aggression. This will be Netanyahus third visit in under a year.

more
.
.
Indonesian Ambassador to Russia Wahid Supriyadi has given an interview with Interfax in which he speaks about the results of the Russia-ASEAN summit, prospects for achieving an agreement on oil production freeze in OPEC, Indonesian-Russian military and technological cooperation and the launch of direct air communication between Indonesia and Russia.

more
.
.
U.S. Department of State Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Amos Hochstein has given an interview to Interfax‘s special correspndent in the United States Ksenia Baygarova in which he speaks about why the United States has started to export oil and gas, how realistic the intention of oil producing countries to freeze oil production is, and how U.S. energy companies react to sanctions against Russia.

more

 
  
 ©   1991—2016   Interfax Information Service. All rights reserved.
contact information   |   Interfax offices   |   made by web.finmarket

News and other data on this site are provided for information purposes only, and are not intended for republication or redistribution. Republication or redistribution of Interfax content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Interfax.

Browse other Interfax sites:  Interfax.ru   |   IFX.RU   |   Interfax Group   Rambler's Top100