About 1,000 protesters from different regions of Ukraine rallied near the Verkhovna Rada building in the morning, Censor.NET reports.
They brought placards reading: "Avakov, cops are people too!", "Lawmaker, be with your people!", "Interior Ministry pensioners are yesterday's pride and today's burden!", "We demand to recalculate pensions and return benefits under the law." The participants were also chanting "Out with the gang!"
The perimeter of the Verkhovna Rada building was taken under heavy guard.