The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine will consider a draft Tax Code in the second reading today.

The Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc stated that it will demand to vote for all 800 its amendments submitted to the draft Tax Code for consideration in the second reading.

Independent trade unions of small and middle business that do not enter into a structure of the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine will hold an all –Ukrainian protest action against adoption of the Trade Code and Tax Code. Activists of the trade unions will picket the Verkhovna Rada and protest actions will also take place in other cities of Ukraine.