Military pensioners surrounded the Verkhovna Rada

Photo: ukrinform.ua

Under the Parliament held a meeting of the military pensioners are demanding higher pensions.

About it writes “UKRINFORM”.

The action was attended by about 400 protesters who filled nearly the entire area opposite the Verkhovna Rada. As you can see from the flags, it is the representatives of the coordination Council of veteran organizations of power structures of the Ukrainian Union of associations of combatants and veterans of military service, the Union of officers of Ukraine.

The activists are holding posters with inscriptions: “we Demand the recalculation of pensions”, “No to the genocide of the military pensioners.” From time to time heard exclamations of “shame!”.

Watching the action about 200 police and National guard. The situation under the Parliament calm.

Today, the Committee on national security and defence plans to consider pension provision of persons, dismissed from military service. At a meeting of the Committee must attend the defense Ministers Stepan Poltorak and social policy Andrei Reva.

The head of the Verkhovna Rada Andrew Parubiy prematurely closed plenary meeting, on 7 February due to the insufficient number of deputies in the hall – less than 150. Make the bills impossible. The next meeting will be held on February 8 at 10:00.

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