On the first day weekend in Central Kiev launched a mass meeting of protest against increase of tariffs for communal services.
10. 00 More than five thousand people came to Khreschatyk, which on weekends becomes a pedestrian area, With different slogans, reports Ukrainian magazine " News ".
The main message of the campaign was to protest against the increase of tariffs for communal services. At the same time at the protesters and there are posters With a variety of content: "Yatsenyuk - poverty for Ukraine" and " Ukrainians - Ukrainian government ", "do Not know how to work - go seller" Roshen ". Citizens holding state flags of Ukraine. Protesters behave calmly, they don't shout. According to " News ", some people, apparently, of the areas early in the morning ride the bus to the metro station " Leo Tolstoy ", some of the protesters - residents of the capital. The procession moves from the Bessarabian market, Khreschatyk to the European area. May 14 was declared an "indefinite" protest action near the building of Verkhovna Rada, Activists activities require to reduce gas prices. From April 1 gas tariffs for the population of Ukraine increased Usually in 3, 3 times, the heat - up to 72%, and also started the 1st stage of the increase in electricity tariffs (up to April 2017 electricity tariffs is expected to increase by 3, 5 times). In addition, on may 1 will be increased water rates from 4% to 101%.