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Extension of special status for Donbass and cancellation of a coup: Top 5 events of the week

05.12.2021
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1. The coup d'etat announced by Vladimir Zelensky on December 1, 2021 never happened. In the Office of the President, they believe that the President "played ahead of the curve," in the opposition - that no one planned the coup.

2. On Thursday, December 2, the Verkhovna Rada adopted the budget of Ukraine for 2022 in the second reading and separately - as a whole. In total, 268 MPs voted for the 2022 budget.

3. The Chinese investor Skyrizon, which has invested in the Ukrainian manufacturer of aircraft engines Motor Sich, accused Kiev of unfair treatment and demanded $ 4.5 billion in compensation through arbitration in The Hague.

4. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has extended the law on the special status of Donbass. More than two-thirds of the members of the Ukrainian parliament voted to extend the law on the special status of certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions until December 31, 2022.

5. Alexander Lukashenko said in an interview on November 30 that Crimea "legally" and "de facto" is the territory of Russia. The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said that the recognition of Crimea by Russia would deal a blow to relations between Kiev and Minsk.

 

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