Ukrainians warned of the violation of rights and freedoms because of martial law

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The decree of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the introduction of martial law in the country provides for the restriction of the rights and freedoms of citizens. It is stated in the text of the document adopted 26 November the Verkhovna Rada.

“In connection with the introduction in Ukraine of martial law may temporarily restrict the constitutional rights and freedoms of man and citizen stipulated in articles 30-34, 38, 39, 41-44, 53 of the Constitution of Ukraine, and also imposed temporary restrictions of rights and legitimate interests of legal entities in the limits and to the extent necessary to enable the introduction and implementation of measures of the legal regime of martial law”, — stated in the decree.

We are talking about the right to inviolability of housing, privacy, secrecy of private correspondence and conversations, freedom of movement and of speech, entrepreneurial activity, education and other civil rights and freedoms. The Secretary of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that such measures will not necessarily be accepted, but may take effect in the case of aggravation of the military situation.

November 26, the Verkhovna Rada approved the introduction of martial law in some areas of the country for 30 days. A special regime will be effective from November 28.

The government of Ukraine took this decision in connection with the incident in the Kerch Strait. November 25, the border Department of the FSB detained three ships the country’s Navy, which entered the territorial waters of the Crimea and began to make dangerous maneuvers, ignoring the requirement to stop.

In Russia opened a criminal case on illegal crossing of the state border. President Vladimir Putin called the incident a provocation and a gross violation of international law. Kiev does not recognize the Russian status of Crimea and the waters around him and considers them his.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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