Pro-Russian political parties to suspend their activity in Ukraine, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says

20 March 2022, 04:44 PM

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that due to Russia's war against Ukraine, the National Security and Defense Council has suspended the activities of a number of political parties that have ties with the Russian Federation, during a video address on March 20.

Any activity of political parties during the martial law is suspended.

“By the decision of the National Security and Defense Council during the martial law, any activity of Opposition Platform for Life, Shariy Party, Opposition Bloc, Nashi, Socialist Party of Ukraine, Union of Leftists, Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine, Left Opposition Party, Derzhava, Socialist Party of Ukraine, Volodymyr Saldo Bloc is suspended,” Volodymyr Zelensky said.

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The Ministry of Justice has been instructed to immediately take comprehensive measures to suspend the activities of the above political parties in Ukraine.

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