8 thoughts on “Ukrainians protest against rising prices

  1. Ukraine: Thousands protest price hikes of rightist government

    Protests are mounting against decisions by the NATO-backed regime in Kiev to drastically increase prices for energy, water, and other basic necessities. Protesters reportedly set up a mock gallows near government buildings in downtown Kiev last weekend.

    The right-wing government in Kiev is slashing spending on subsidies to basic goods to funnel the money to the Ukrainian regime’s international creditors and to boost military spending on the war against Russian-backed forces in east Ukraine. Consumer prices for basic necessities are skyrocketing.

    On May 1, hot and cold water prices rose by 71 percent. A month before, natural gas prices had increased by 285 percent, passing from just over 1,000 hryvnia (US$48.20) to over 4,000 hryvnia per thousand cubic meters of gas.

    On May 16, 5,000-strong march took place in Kiev to protest the price hikes.



  2. Pingback: Anti-austerity protests in Ukraine | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: West Europeans oppose warmongering on Ukraine | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: Tony Blair, adviser to Ukrainian government? | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: Ukrainians interviewed about poverty and oppression | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  6. Pingback: Neo-nazi coup in Kyiv, Ukraine? | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  7. Pingback: Neo-nazi coup in Ukraine? | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  8. Pingback: Dutch Party for the animals on Ukraine governmental corruption | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.