Traffic in the government quarter in Kiev is highly complicated because of the action of the "financial Maidan" activists brought To the Parliament building tires and incendiary mixtures, reports journalist Last news on Thursday.
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 a day fast near the Parliament.
Activists of the event was blocked all entrances To the streets, where the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Verkhovna Rada. Let in only those who, by their vision, refers To diplomats and officials. Citizens chant " Glory to Ukraine!" and held signs with the number of the law on the restructuring. To the building of the Verkhovna Rada activists brought the tires and incendiary mixtures.
They have plans to be there as long as long as the Parliament does not adopt the Law on the restructuring of foreign currency loans at the exchange rate at the time of the contract. The draft law also allows the borrower to pay to the Bank the collateral without %. The law is on the agenda Rada on Thursday.
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.