Ukrainian Police Reportedly Use Tear Gas on Interior Ministry Retirees Trying to Enter Parliament
08:30 GMT 14.07.2021 (Updated: 09:36 GMT 14.07.2021)
KIEV (Sputnik) - Several hundred retirees from the Ukrainian Interior Ministry, who are attempting to forcefully enter the parliament building in Kiev, clashed with police on Wednesday, the TV channel Ukraina 24 reported.
The retirees, who demand a recalculation of pensions, are trying to break through the police cordon guarding the entrance to the parliament, according to the Ukraina 24 TV broadcast.
At the moment, traffic in the centre of Kiev is blocked due to mass demonstrations.
Ukrainian police retirees have been demanding a recalculation of their pensions, which has not changed since the police reforms, launched by President Zelensky.