Ukrainian citizens who participated in the liquidation of the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant catastrophe and suffered from its outcomes regularly address the national authorities regarding poor social protection and no access to healthcare of adequate quality in adequate amounts. OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin therefore addressed Ukraine’s PM Denys Shmyhal with an inquiry demanding urgent measures aimed at significant improvement of social protection and healthcare quality for those who participated in the Chornobyl disaster liquidation and suffered from its outcomes.
Weak support of national producers during the lockdown led to significant rise in the enterprises’ losses. According to OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin, the twofold increase of losses for Ukrainian manufacturing producers in 2020 means there is the need for change of priorities in social and economic policy of the state amid the coronavirus crisis.
In March, inflation reached 8.5 percent year-on-year basis which increased poverty among Ukrainian citizens. According to OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin, the main reason behind the problem is poorly devised economic policy of current administration.
The poverty of Ukrainian citizens is among the most dangerous threats to national security, and this problem must be solved at the highest level of state authorities. This was stated by OPPOSITION PLATFORM – FOR LIFE MP Serhiy Lovochkin commenting on the Social Policy Ministry data.