Rada appointed retired injured on Maidan

The Verkhovna Rada appointed payments to people injured due to the actions of police officers during the protests on Independence square in Kiev in the winter of 2014. Bill No. 4022 of Yuriy Lutsenko as a basis and generally supported by 245 MPs.

Them amends article 32 of the law «On mandatory state pension insurance» regarding the appointment of pensions to those who became disabled in consequence of wounds, injuries, contusions or other injuries of health received during participation in the Revolution of Dignity from 21 November 2013 to 21 February 2014.

According to the document, we are talking about people who have sought medical help in the period from 21 November 2013 to 30 April 2014.

The law shall enter into force on the day following the day of its publication.

In addition, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine today, February 18, will adopt a resolution on the annual payments to the families of the victims on the Maidan and was wounded during the Revolution of Dignity. The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said during a government meeting, UNIAN reports.

According to him, the Cabinet of Ministers will adopt today a resolution on the annual payments to the families of the victims on the Maidan.

«108 victims. As in the past, and this year, will be paid every family in the amount of 138 thousand UAH», — he said.

«116 seriously wounded. The total amount that is paid from the budget, almost 69 thousand UAH. 350 wounded moderate severity — each will receive, respectively, 34 thousand UAH. Today we take this decision», — said Yatsenyuk.

He appealed to the Ministry of social policy and the Ministry of Finance with the request to provide these payments.

We will remind, on 18 February 2014, in response to «peaceful offensive» «maydanovets» on the Verkhovna Rada, the security forces used excessive force to them later stormed the headquarters of the Maidan in the House of trade unions. On the morning of 20 February were shooting people on Maidan.

At the end of November 2013, the refusal of the Ukrainian government from signing the Association Agreement with the European Union became the root cause of the most massive in the modern history of the state of the protests. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on November 21, 2013 decided to suspend the process of preparations for signing the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union, which was to be signed at the Vilnius summit of «Eastern partnership» on 28-29 November 2013.

After beating dozens of students, peacefully protesting on Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kyiv by the police special forces «Berkut» on the night of 30 November 2013, on the streets of cities of Ukraine there were hundreds of thousands of citizens.

The protests lasted from late November to end of February 2014, received the name «Euromaidan», «Maidan», and some of the later «Revolution of Dignity». The result was that then-President Viktor Yanukovych in February, after the mass shooting of unarmed civilians on the Maidan in Kiev and fled to Russia.

More than a hundred civilians killed during the overthrow of the authoritarian regime of Viktor Yanukovych in the winter of 2013-2014, are called the Heavenly hundred.

According to the Ministry of health of Ukraine, the clashes in Kiev suffered 1 528 people were killed 106 members of anti-government protests.

Rada appointed retired injured on Maidan 18.02.2016

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