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07 Nov 2018 | 03:32 PM UTC

Ukraine: Demonstration in Kyiv November 7-8

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Auto driver union demonstrates in Kyiv against tax structure on foreign registered vehicles November 7-8; significant traffic disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/7/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/8/2018, 11:59 PM (Europe/Kiev). COUNTRY/REGION Kiev

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Members of the civil society group AutoEuroSyla have called for sustained demonstrations in Kyiv beginning on Wednesday, November 7, in support of lower import taxes on cars purchased and registered in the EU. Demonstrators have reportedly parked their vehicles on roads adjacent to the Verkhovna Rada parliament building and Peremohy Avenue near the Ministry of Infrastructure, causing traffic disruptions. The demonstrations and associated rallies are expected to continue through Thursday, November 8, when the parliament will hold a second reading of the bill. A heightened security presence and significant traffic disruptions are to be expected near related gatherings.


Individuals in Kyiv are advised to monitor developments to the situation, allow for extra time to reach their destinations, and avoid all protests as a precaution.


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