Activists protest actions in Kiev, burned Tires Near the building of Verkhovna Rada, a scuffle broke out between protesters and policemen, informs on Thursday Agency.
"Near the Verkhovna Rada Activists of the event lit the Tires. A scuffle broke out between protesters and police, " - said in the report.
According to the Agency, Near Happy, at the intersection of mulberry and the Grushevsky street, the Activists of the event, which required the adoption of the act on the restructuring of liabilities on loans in foreign currency, set fire to car Tires. Tires burned for about 30 seconds, then the police pushed the protesters and blew out the Tires of fire extinguishers. Now the police have surrounded extinguished Tires and do not let them participants.
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.