In Kiev held a March for the special status of “Slobozhanschina” for the Kharkiv region – media

Today in Kiev more than 500 supporters in Kharkiv region the special status of “Slobozhanschina” marched from the Cabinet to the presidential Administration of Ukraine. This is reported by “Ukrainian news”.

The event was attended by the leader of the public movement “Slobozhanschyna” Alla Aleksandrovskaya, deputies of local councils of Kharkiv region, Kharkiv activists and their Kiev colleagues.

The participants were holding banners with the inscription: “Slobozhanschina, our choice”, “We are for a special region – Slobozhanshchina”, “Poroshenko, supported the petition for Slobozhanschyna”.

В Киеве прошел марш за особый статус "Слобожанщина" для Харьковской области, - СМИ

During the event, Alla said: “the Current situation shows the failure of the authorities to solve the serious problems and challenges in the field of Economics and management. The public system is deteriorating, corruption is present at all levels of decision-making. Today we say “Yes” to create a special development region “Slobozhanschina” to one of the key regions of Ukraine – Kharkiv, has become the locomotive of economic growth of our country. 25 thousand of Kharkiv citizens supported the petition for “Slobozhanschyna”. This means that President Poroshenko is obliged to respond to our petition”.

В Киеве прошел марш за особый статус "Слобожанщина" для Харьковской области, - СМИ

According to Alexander, Poroshenko will support the petition and the bill, as it opens new incentives for economic growth in Ukraine.

В Киеве прошел марш за особый статус "Слобожанщина" для Харьковской области, - СМИ

The Deputy of the Kharkov city Council Aleksei Perepelitsa, said that the initiative of “Sloboda Ukraine” should become a successful example of administrative-territorial reform in the country.

В Киеве прошел марш за особый статус "Слобожанщина" для Харьковской области, - СМИ

“Today, the constitutional reform is inhibited and the regions themselves should take our initiatives and to fight for their rights. We are in tough competition with Ukraine, which blocks any initiative for the protection of the rights of regions. But our task is not to give up,” he said.

В Киеве прошел марш за особый статус "Слобожанщина" для Харьковской области, - СМИ

9 may recall the petition to support the establishment in the Kharkiv region special region “Slobozhanschina” has gained more than 25 thousand signatures. Exactly the amount necessary to ensure that the head of state have considered the appeal.

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