Ukrainian media digest 20 November 2014

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree “On Ensuring the Rights and Freedoms of Internally Displaced Persons” (the registration number 4490-1) According to the President, the adopted law will protect people from discrimination and forced return. The NSDC noted that more than 445 thousand people have moved from ATO zone, including 122,5 thousand children and 87 thousand retired and disabled people.

Yalta city council has appointed Andrey Rostenko the head of state administration. All 26 deputies who were present at the session meeting voted for his candidacy.

People’s deputy Igor Artyushenko, who won in the district 75 (Zaporizhzhya) is summoned to appeal before the court of Kirovograd as the witness of the dispersal of Maidan in Zaporizhzhya on January, 26.

The first deputy of Poltava regional state administration Oleh Pruglo has become interim head of Poltava RSA. Being as the first deputy, he worked on the issues about construction, housing and utilities sector, social issues and public health service.

Battalion commanders decide to create an inter-fractional working group in the Verkhovna Rada. Donbass battalion commander and the future deputy from Samopomich party Semen Semenchenko, who flew to the USA to ask for military help, had announced that inter-fractional working group “Ukrop” is a topic for discussion.

The court has granted a request from General Prosecution office to arrest terrorists’ leaders Igor Girkin and Igor Bezler, office’s press service informed. “Court’s decision from 13 of November is to grant a request from General Prosecutor and to give permission to arrest alleged criminals Igor Girkin and Igor Bezler for hearing on a motion,” Ukraine’s General Prosecution press service said.