As reported by a correspondent for Censor.NET from the scene, participants of the rally near Ukrainian Parliament demand to amend the elections legislation.
Video by Oleh Bohachuk, Censor.NET
"There is only one demand - to quash Yanukovych’s elections law and adopt the Electoral Code which provides for holding parliamentary elections under proportional system with open regional lists. The electoral reform guarantees qualitative approach to replacement of Ukraine’s political elite. It is an important part of the coalition agreement, Ukraine's international obligation, and Petro Poroshenko’s campaign pledge," said the rally organizers represented by members of Chesno, Automaidan, VO Svoboda, and Khvilya civil society movements as well as Ukraine’s European Party, Samopomich, Hromadska Pozytsia, Democratic Alliance, Narodnyi Rukh Ukrainy, National Corps, Syla Liudei, Vyzvolennia movement, Ukrainska Halytska Party.
MP Leonid Yemets (People’s Front) delivers speech at the rally
Law enforcers have stepped up security outside Rada
Non-affiliated MP Andrii Illienko (Member of Svoboda Party) speaking over the phone
Yehor Soboliev (Samopomich faction) talks to the rally participants
Police vans, fire truck, and an ambulance deployed outside the parliament
Photo by Oleh Bohachuk, Censor.NET