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Business owners protest to demand easing of lockdown

Several hundred small business owners protested in Kyiv yesterday, demanding the authorities ease anti-virus measures to save them from bankruptcy.Wearing surgical masks, demonstrators briefly blocked traffic outside a government building in the city centre in defiance of rules against public gatherings, an AFP journalist reported.“One more day of your protection and we will disappear!” read one slogan.“While we are not working, we have run out of money, we already have nothing to eat,” said restaurateur Andriy Bondarenko at the protest. “They (the government) have no action plan or understanding of the processes.”Ukraine has confirmed 9,866 coronavirus cases, including 250 deaths, …read more

Source:: Gulf times



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