The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine registered bill #0095 “On denunciation of agreement between Ukraine and the Russian Federation on stay of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation in the territory of Ukraine”. The authors of the document are MPs from the Servant of the People party Oleh Dunda and Oleksandr Aliksiychuk.
According to the explanatory note, the draft law provides the denunciation of the agreement between Ukraine and the Russian Federation on stay of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation in the territory of Ukraine signed on April 21, 2010, in Kharkiv and ratified by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on April 27, 2010.
Currently, the document is filed for the consideration of the profile committee.
On March 11, the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) ordered the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) to open criminal case on the state treason of MPs who voted for the ratification of Kharkiv agreements in 2010.
Kharkiv agreements are the agreement between Russia and Ukraine that the Black Sea Fleet of Russia will stay in the territory of Ukraine. The agreements signed by Dmitriy Medvedev and Viktor Yanukovych in 2010 provide the stay of the Russian fleet in Sevastopol until 2042.