On December 3, there was a meeting of the interdepartmental working group on
addressing issues of social protection and guarantee for citizens who suffered
during participation in the mass actions of civil protest (Revolution of
Dignity). It was chaired by Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Culture Viacheslav Kyrylenko. The group
also included representatives of the Initiative group of victims during the
events on the Maidan.
The meeting dealt with the complex issues that were raised by the victims of
the Revolution of Dignity at a meeting with government officials in the Club of
the Cabinet of Ministers on 21 November.
Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Culture Viacheslav
Kyrylenko noted that the Government should take all
possible measures for the speedy resolution of issues connected with material,
medical, social support for victims of the Revolution of Dignity.
The list of
participants of the Revolution of Dignity who received injuries of moderate
severity has been already formed and approved together with the public. To
speed up the process of payments to victims with injuries of medium gravity, this
list has been decided to submit for approval by the Government at the next
The process of formation and approval of lists of participants of the
Revolution of Dignity who received minor injuries with the aim of organizing financial
aid payments has also been launched.
In addition, the participants of the meeting of the interdepartmental group
considered the issue of organizing the process of obtaining the status of a war
veteran by those persons who became disabled due to injuries received during
the Revolution of Dignity, as well as implementation of programs of social adaptation, rehabilitation and
employment for victims of the Revolution of Dignity.
Moreover, it has been raised the issue on establishing all-Ukrainian free
"hot line" for complaints of citizens who were injured while participating
in the Revolution of Dignity on a basis of the government contact center.