On Thursday July,7 the Verkhovna Rada started its session with a statements by the group of MPs who told about the deteriorating situation in the zone of the antiterrorist operation in Donbas, reported a QHA correspondent.

The statement was voiced by Parliament Speaker Andrey Parubiy.

The MPs believe that blocking the Parliament’s work under these circumstances is tantamount to a crime.

- We should not allow our domestic front here in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine How to be broken through. We should be like our compatriots who are holding the line in Eastern Ukraine. The Parliament must work. We absolutely do not accept any ultimatums and provocations, as well as the attempts to disrupt the adoption of strategic laws told the MPs.

They went on saying that blocking the Parliament’s work plays only in the enemy’s hands. Therefore, they called on the Parliament to adopt legislation aimed at providing support for the Ukrainian army.

MPs with "Oleg Lyashko’s Radical Party " and "Fatherland" Party blocked the rostrum of the Verkhovna Rada demanding to create a temporary commission to investigate the scandal with offshore companies and to reduce the gas tariffs.