Rally against deforestation of the Carpathian forest

Source : 112 Ukraine

Residents of Ivano-Frankivsk region voice their requirements near the Ministry of Environment in Kyiv
10:44, 18 August 2016

A rally against deforestation of the Carpathian forest started in Kyiv the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine at 09:00. Few dozens of  people are the residents of Kosiv district of Ivano-Frankivsk region. It is reported by the correspondent of 112 Ukraine TV channel.

The protesters hold banners with the requirements. One of the leaders announced the requirements of their protest.

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The Ministry started the competitive selection of the heads of national parks at 08:45 this morning. At 10:30 the officials are to consider the issue on the appointment of the head of the National Natural Park of the Hutsul region. The protesters demonstrate against the appointment of a a man who was repeatedly caught in illegal logging, who has a criminal proceeding initiated against him, according to the protesters.

The building is guarded by the soldiers of the National Guard and the police.

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