RIA Novosti reported several thousand protesters from Ukraine's regions turned out in downtown Kiev for the protest.
In a separate protest, scores of workers who participated in the cleanup from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster have gone on a hunger strike near the Ukrainian government building.
The former cleanup workers have been protesting pension cuts.
Ohio crash that killed two caught on camera [VIDEO]
Couple calls 9-1-1 over missing hash browns; assault McDonanld's employees