Clashes broke out at Verkhovna Rada, entrepreneurs try to break into building

Source : 112 Ukraine

There were no detentions near the Verkhovna Rada building yet, the information about the victims is being clarified
17:35, 17 November 2020

Clashes at Verkhovna Rada: entrepreneurs try to break into building, Nov 17, 2020

On November 17, after MPs failed to adopt the bill on cash registers, clashes broke out near the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine between the police and businessmen who tried to break into the parliament building. This was reported in the Telegram-channel of

According to the source, after the failure to adopt the bill on cash registers, entrepreneurs made an attempt to breakthrough in the parliament building. However, the police are still holding back the onslaught of people.

At the same time, police stated that no detentions have been carried out near the Verkhovna Rada yet. Law enforcement officers also call on citizens to stop illegal actions near the parliament building.

“Law enforcement officers are carrying out preventive explanatory work with citizens and urging participants not to resort to provocations and stop disturbing public order. In order to restore law and order, law enforcers immediately intervened and pushed the protesters away. As a result, there were short-term clashes. The information about the victims is being clarified,” the statement reads.

Earlier, it was reported the businessmen are protesting near the Verkhovna Rada and Hrushevskoho Street is blocked. It was reported that the main demand of the protesters was the abolition of total fiscalization in Ukraine, except for a group of excisable goods. One of the requirements is the abolition of weekend quarantine.

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