Today, on December 25, around 14.30 near the building of the Executive Committee of the City Soviet of People's Deputies on Lenin Square the group of nikolayevets arranged picket as it was specified in the leaflets stuck around the city, against lawlessness from the government and banks. Though picketers declared that they "not against the government, but for protection of the rights of businessmen of small and medium business who have no opportunity to pay credit percent".
Picket was organized by Organizing committee of Civil Movement on protection of victims against an economic crisis in Ukraine. Before it the committee already appealed to the President of Ukraine to protect the constitutional rights of victims of crisis of citizens. The collective address was sent to the Secretariat of the President with the stated requirements in case of which non-performance the Organizing committee undertook to organize on December 25 All-Ukrainian meeting in all areas of Ukraine.
Requirements of picketers consisted in the following:
- To soften conditions of payment of the credits with everything to borrowers who took the credits in commercial banks, namely to extend the validity of the credit agreement for 12 months while the economy of Ukraine is stabilized, and also to lower an interest rate for payment of the available credits.
- To reconsider conditions of repayment of the credits which were taken in US dollars, considering thus a dollar rate and hryvnia ratio at the time of issuance of credit.
- To give opportunity of a creditirovaniye of small business.
- To lower interest rates of delivery of mortgage loans, and also the credits for development of small business in commercial banks of Ukraine.
In support of the requirements picketers were engaged in petition among residents, suggesting to fill in thus the small questionnaire and to specify the data.