Thousands of outraged Ukrainian farmers from across Ukraine descended on Kyiv in late May in an attempt to block new import quotas on fertilizers. The limits, they said, would help monopolies and drive up an essential cost of food production.
Standing in front of the Cabinet of Ministers, they protested against a proposal by the Economy Ministry to cut fertilizer imports to 30%, a move that was supposed to make room for domestic producers.
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