Ukrainian Parliament revoked most of laws, adopted on January 16

28 January 2014 14:32

The Ukrainian Parliament revoked nine laws, adopted in the parliament January 16, Ukrinform reports.

The deputies decided not to discuss this issue and to vote in one package. This decision was supported by 361 MPs.

Therefore, the deputies revoked all the laws, adopted January 16, except for the state budget.

As reported, on January 16, 2014, Ukrainian Parliament passed several controversial bills that include: a ban on the unauthorised installation of tents, stages or amplifiers in public places; provision to arrest protesters wearing masks or helmets; a ban on protests involving more than five vehicles in convoy and hefty fines or jail for breaches of law.

The adoption of the laws caused deep resonance all over the World. Mass protests in Kyiv turned to violent clashes.