Authorized Ukrainian trade unions hold on Wednesday a rally near the building of the Cabinet of Ministers in Kiev with the requirement of increase of social standards, reports journalist Last news from the event.
The protesters are demanding that the government increase salaries, pensions and the minimum wage. Activists campaigning to establish "fair" prices for housing and communal services and to cancel the Taxation of pensions.
the action was attended by several hundred people. They stand in front of the main entrance to the government house. The protesters are holding flags of the Federation of trade unions of Ukraine, as well as banners with slogans: "the acting person does not have to be poor! It's a shame for the country and the Taxation of pension payments is a national disgrace!" and " No - limit production, unemployment. Yes, jobs!"
According to the organizers, the results of the meeting in the government will be handed over a petition with the requirements of the participants.
Severe Crisis of political power affects the economy and the public sector of Ukraine, in fact the country is on the verge of default. In the country increases unemployment, the national currency over one year fell by more than 3 times. In the end, according to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, in January 2015 the average salary in the country amounted 3455 hryvnia, or About $ 160. This is one of the lowest figures in the EU. The pace of GDP decline is determined currently by the national Bank of Ukraine at the level of 7, 5%, inflation - 34, 5%.
About 70% of Ukrainian citizens in the process sociologicheskogo research told of dissatisfaction with their lives, noting that events in Russia are developing in the wrong direction." Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that in 2015, the country faces the challenge to survive, " it will be hard to absolutely all social strata ".