The Eighth Administrative Court of Appeal in Lviv today decided to ban Natalia Vitrenko’s Progressive Socialist Party.
The property, capital and assets of a political force must become the property of the state.
The court examined the appeal, which was drafted under a presidential decree, the decision of the National Security and Defense Council and the relevant response of the SBU to threats to national security.
None of the representatives of the Progressive Socialist Party took part in the hearing. The judges did not allow any public activists or journalists to hear the case. As a result, the hearing was held in camera, as was the case on June 20, when a court banned the Opposition Platform for Life party.
Representatives of the parties have the opportunity to appeal against the court decision to the Supreme Court within 20 days.
Eighth Court of Appeal banning pro-Russian parties. Among the banned parties are the Opposition Bloc, the Socialists, Nassi, the State, the Volodymyr Saldo Bloc, the Justice and Development Party, the Socialist Party of Ukraine, the Left Opposition, the Left Opposition and the Opposition party platform – For life “. In the near future, the court will consider cases against the Socialist Party of Ukraine, the party “Successful Country”, “United Russia”, “Workers’ Party of Ukraine (Marxist-Leninist)”.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr on the ban on pro-Russian political parties on May 14.
On May 3, the Verkhovna Rada passed bill 177172-1, with 330 deputies voting in favor. According to the explanatory note, banning pro-Russian political parties involved in anti-Ukrainian activities or promoting cooperation will be an effective means of defending democracy in Ukraine and its independence and sovereignty.
source: radio svoboda