301 MPs have voted for the dismissal of MP Zlata Ognevich with the"Radical Party." Under the law, Tatiana Yuzkova is to come into an office as being the next on the list of the "Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko."
At the second attempt the Parliament has voted for resignation of MP Nikolay Martynenko, who is also the Head of the Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety. Martynenko explained his resignation saying a "dirty information campaign" is being run against him.
- I took this decision since I want to prevent political destabilization that is resignation of the pro-Western government, early elections and revenge, said Martynenko from the rostrum in the Verkhovna Rada.