Restaurateurs hold protest in guise of picnic near President’s Office

Source : 112 Ukraine

Businessmen demanded to allow the operation of summer terraces during lockdown
22:13, 2 May 2020
Ukrainian businessmen held a protest near the President’s Office
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Today, on May 2, Ukrainian businessmen held a protest near the President’s Office, during which they demanded authorities allow the summer terraces of cafes and restaurants to operate in lockdown. It is reported by Strana.

During the protest, organizers brought and situated tables with a distance of 1.5 meters from each other. All those present were masked, and on each table there were two bottles of antiseptic.

According to the businessman and organizer of the action, Dmytro Fedotenkov, the president of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky was invited to a rally, but he did not join such a picnic.

“I don’t know if he will attend. Today is a day off, but we set him a personal table closer to the exit from the administration,” the businessman said.

It is known that the action was supposed to start at 16:00, but a sudden downpour spoiled the plans of the organizers. The guests of the event were treated by pizza and lemonade, and all the funds from the sale of the dishes will be directed to help doctors.
As we reported, co-owner of the Tarantino family Dmytro Fedotenkov explained that all the tables on the improvised summer terrace had already been booked, but nevertheless the organizers invited MP Mykola Tishchenko, whose restaurant, during quarantine, continued to receive distinguished guests, representatives of the Ministry of Health and would definitely allocate a table for Volodymyr Zelensky.

"Tomorrow, as planned, we open a summer terrace of an experimental type. On the square in front of the Presidential Office. Our application for a secular lunch is in the building of the Kyiv City State Administration. I hope that no surprises and difficulties will happen," Fedotenkov writes in social networks.

He explains that the event is scheduled to be peaceful, and the menu is delicious.

“Let me remind you that all the tables will be located at a distance of more than one and a half meters. The waiters, they are couriers in masks and gloves, the guests have the same dress code. Those who do not have masks will be given out at the entrance. We will lubricate our hands with an antiseptic. There’s no more than two person. All tables have already been booked," the report said.

Also, additional tables promise to allocate for the press.

“I want to emphasize that summer terraces are already working in Europe, and more precisely in Cherkassy, ​​and no one is initiating criminal cases, and the business has got the opportunity to restore its activities. I hope that the same story will happen soon with us,” wrote the co-owner of the restaurant.

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