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Closer to the end of this week Ukraine was enjoying a couple of main political events. First of all, the new Parliament started its work on 12th of December from scandals, fights and blocking of tribune. The opposition lost a couple of deputies which join the coalition of Ruling Party of Regions and the Communist. It is become obvious that no promises and agreements can save deputies from running from one party fraction in Parliament to another (these deputies in Ukraine are called “tushka” – that means a “body”). The only one who can stop such process is the special law. So the necessity of such law is incredibly high.
The other thing – Ukrainian MPs are changing very slowly. In spite of accepting new regulations of deputy’s work that prohibit voting with the cards of other MPs, newly elected People’s representatives widely practice old rules of voting for their colleagues. […]

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