The Constitution Of Ukraine

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News of Ukraine: Ukrainians in connection with the celebration of 22 anniversary of the entry into force of the Constitution of Ukraine is waiting for “a mini vacation”.

In June, Ukraine will celebrate the Constitution Day – in this regard we are waiting for a “mini-vacation”. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has recommended to transfer the working day from Friday 29 June to Saturday 23 June.

Therefore, to relax the Ukrainians will have 4 days in a row – from Thursday 28 June to Sunday 1 July. In addition, on June 27 the working day will be shortened to 1 hour.

In 2018, the Ukrainians are celebrating 22 years anniversary since the entry into force of the Constitution.

The Constitution was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on the night of 28 June 1996, in the fifth year after the proclamation of Ukraine’s independence . After nearly a day of continuous work in the session hall of the deputies has adopted by 315 votes. On the same day the Constitution came into force.

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It is worth noting that Ukraine was the last former Soviet Republic, which adopted a new Constitution. The main document of the country cemented the legal basis of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as provided the rights of man and citizen.

The Constitution was several times amended under the pressure of certain political forces or in accordance with the needs of the time. On the occasion of Constitution Day in many cities held festive events: concerts, festivals and exhibitions.