The situation near the Verkhovna Rada, scene of clashes between activists of the "financial Maidan" and employees of the police Department, stabilized, they say.
According to the journalists, the protesters can be divided into two groups. Some stayed to chat with the MPs, left to protesters. Others who behaved more aggressively during the campaign, left the scene, but promised again tomorrow to start the protests.
As reported, the tires set on fire by protesters, turned out to put out.
before the building of the Ukrainian Parliament held a protest in which participants were required to approve the law on the restructuring of liabilities on loans in foreign currency. The Ukrainian Parliament adopted it in the 2nd reading. This decision was supported by 227 parliamentarians with the necessary minimum of 226 votes. In response to the comments to document Rada did not vote for him in General, and decided to send to the third reading.
Authorized "financial Maidan" is not one month hold meetings in Kiev and among them near the buildings of the national Bank of Ukraine and the Parliament. They demand to return money to depositors of distressed credit institutions, as well as stands for the resignation of the head of the NBU Valeria Gontareva. Protesters repeatedly blocked the traffic on the Central streets of Kiev. Yesterday it was announced that the eleven commissioners "financial Maidan" for about one day holding a protest hunger strike near Parliament.
in the end, the devaluation of the hryvnia in the last year had taken significant rise in foreign currency loans. First demonstration of disagreement borrowers began in the spring of last year and continued to date for this period of time was adopted the law on the moratorium on collection of property of citizens of Ukraine, provided as collateral for loans in foreign currency. However, participants reported that banks continue pressure and confiscate the borrowers property.
First, the devaluation of the Ukrainian national currency occurred in 2008 and was the result of the global financial fall. Then, the hryvnia has depreciated by almost 2 times and the authorities have forbidden to grant loans in foreign currency. So, currency borrowers are citizens who have taken loans even before 2008 at the rate of 5 per dollar. In the last year of their debt in hryvnia equivalent grew again. Currently the rate is More than twenty hryvnia per dollar.