Interfax-Ukraine cites chairman of the trade union of theUkrainian National Academy of Sciences Anatolii Shyrokov: "Thedecision to picket the Cabinet and parliament was made in thePresidium of the Central Committee of the NAS Employees tradeunion."
According to him,the funds that are allocated for NAS are not even enough to pay thewages. "This is a disaster," said Shyrokov.
He also noted thatthe union requires financing of NAS at a level provided by thestate budget for the Prosecutor General's Office and the SecurityService of Ukraine, namely - 3.2 billion hryvnia.
"About 5,000people are expected to attended the picket," saidShyrokov.
As reportedearlier, on December 6 the Ukrainian parliament will be consideringthe law on the state budget 2013.