Inhabitants of Kiev blocked off traffic on the Khreshchatyk. They keep Blok Katerinchuk's flags, BYuT, Communist Parties, National self-defense, and also posters with inscriptions against rise in prices for journey in public transport.
In total on the central street of the capital gathered about one thousand people.
Besides, as reported in BYuT, the staff of Kiyevpastrans who also protest against increase of tariffs for journey join protesters. Thus about 100 employees of the municipal enterprises the Kiev subway and Kiyevpastrans demand not to reduce operating tariffs.
Picketers occupied all square in front of the city hall. They settled down on all site of the sidewalk near the city hall, beginning from the central department store and finishing Kreshchatik St., 34. Free from picketers there is only a platform directly at an entrance to the city hall, protected with a low metal fence on which perimeter there are militiamen.
Also on this free platform there are 8 official cars of officials of Kiev municipal administration which it is planned to offer for sale at auction. Earlier these cars stood at steps under Kiev municipal administration.
Meanwhile, separate from them came also to protect small and medium business in the capital as the question connected with this business, Kiyevsovet's session will consider today. They hold the poster with an inscription KGGA Activity - genocide against small business.
Representatives of different political forces who organized a today's action near the city hall, in the performances declare that to support their requirements, that is to reconsider towards reduction tariffs for journey and utilities for a number of the enterprises, to Kiyevsovet People's Deputies came.
The building of the city hall faces about 10 buses of a public transport. Drivers and other representatives of the enterprises of a public transport defend a city hall position about need of increase of tariffs for journey. By buses posters are hanged out it is necessary to pay For safe transportation, Danger of passengers of the subway under the threat, Government officials! Don't provoke us to real actions.
Workers of capital transport stand in the forefront under the city hall and hold also posters:Raise to us a salary, we too want to eat and don't make senseless decisions.
As it was reported, Kiyevsovet's session at which deputies plan to consider a question of a situation in transport branch of the city will take place today.
We will remind, on November 25 the Antimonopoly committee of Ukraine declared that tariffs for the subway and electrotransport in Kiev have to be lowered. But, in the same day the authorities of Kiev declared that tariffs for journey won't be reconsidered.