State authorities consider depriving Constitutional Court of state funding

Source : 112 Ukraine

One CCU judge costs taxpayers almost 700,000 dollars per year
08:06, 3 November 2020

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Halyna Yanchenko, Ukrainian MP of the Servant of the People faction, submitted a bill to the Verkhovna Rada that is set to deprive the Constitutional Court (CCU) of state funding until the state body is renewed. She spoke about it on the air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.

"Maintaining one judge of the Constitutional Court costs the state budget, namely taxpayers, 21 million hryvnias (almost 700,000 dollars) a year. And these are the people who actually now question the biggest part of the anti-corruption reform, they are actually framing us in the eyes of the entire civilized world," Yanchenko stated.

The official noted that the bill had been discussed quite lively in the party chat.

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As we reported earlier, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky called on international partners to continue supporting Ukraine amid the country's constitutional crisis.

“In this difficult time, I call on all Ukrainian political forces that advocate for reforms and civil society to unite and cooperate in this struggle for the future of our nation. I also call on our international partners and allies to continue to support us and prove the wrong of those who are trying to prevent our cooperation and disrupt it," the statement said.

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