The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has prolonged martial law and general mobilisation in Ukraine until 18 August.
Details: Martial law and mobilisation will be prolonged from 05:30 on 20 May for a time period of 90 days. A total of 324 and 333 votes were given correspondingly for the bills 9259 and 9260.
Zhelezniak reports that it was the seventh voting of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for martial law since the beginning of the full-scale war.
- Martial law has been in action in Ukraine since 24 February 2022. Last time, it was prolonged until 20 May.
- On 1 May, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the President of Ukraine, introduced the bills about the prolongation of martial law and mobilisation in Ukraine.