Thousands strong rally started outside Verkhovna Rada

– Over 5 thousand activists have gathered outside the Verkhovna Rada building protesting constitutional amendments granting greater autonomy to Donbass.

31 August 2015 16:41

As reported earlier, Ukrainian MPs were expected to discuss constitutional amendments having to do with decentralization of power today.

As Krymskiye Novosti news agency reports, members of the Radical Party parliamentary faction have blocked access to the rostrum, while 3 stages have been put up outside the Verkhovna Rada building.

The rally is reported to have been organized by the Radical Party, Svoboda Party, Ukrop Party and Ukrainian Republican Party.