European Union, (bbabo.net). In Poland, farmers spilled grain from Ukrainian heavy trucks in the village of Dorohusk, located near the border with Ukraine. TASS reports this, citing a statement by politician and one of the organizers of the protest Rafal Mekler.
On one of the social networks, he wrote that Polish farmers dumped Ukrainian grain, and now the trucks are returning back to Ukrainian territory.
Protests began in Poland back in November last year, when Polish carriers blocked three checkpoints on the border with Ukraine. From time to time, farmers join them and block the passage to another checkpoint. By their actions, they demand the abolition of the benefits that the EU has provided to Ukrainian cargo carriers since February 24, 2022.
Farmer protests span 12 countries, producing about half of Europe's meat and grain.
Polish Infrastructure Minister Dariusz Klimczak said in January that the government had entered into an agreement with carriers to end the blocking of passages at checkpoints on the border with Ukraine.
In France, law enforcement officers used tear gas at a demonstration against the construction of a highway
European Union, (bbabo.net). In France, police fired tear gas at a demonstration against the construction of a highway. TASS reports this with reference to the bbabo.net agency.
The protest is taking place in the Tarn department in the south of the country. Demonstrators opposed the development of the A69 highway between the settlements of Toulouse and Castres.
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According to media reports, about a hundred protesters set up a tent camp and also blocked traffic on one of the railway lines. To disperse the protesters, gendarmes used tear gas. It is also reported that clashes are occurring between demonstrators and law enforcement officials.
A little earlier, environmental activist Greta Thunberg joined the protesters.
All passenger flights were canceled at Leipzig and Dresden airports due to a staff strike
European Union, (bbabo.net). At the airports of Leipzig and Dresden, all passenger flights were canceled due to the outbreak of a warning strike by staff. RIA Novosti reports this with reference to information from the MDR television and radio company.
The staff strike is taking place at the request of the Verdi trade union.
All passenger flights were canceled in Leipzig/Halle and Dresden on Sunday, the broadcaster reported.
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Delays and cancellations of flights will be recorded at the airport until Monday. This is due to the fact that the strike will last until the evening of February 12.
A spokesman for Leipzig/Halle Airport said more than 100 flights could be cancelled.
The union that organized the protest is demanding a wage increase, as well as inflation compensation in the amount of 3 thousand euros for workers of Mitteldeutsche Flughafen AG.