The French are angry because of rising gasoline prices and deprived citizens fuel


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Activists of the movement “yellow jackets”, who are protesting against the increase of gasoline prices in France, has blocked 11 of the fuel warehouses of the company Total. About it reports Reuters.

In connection with blocking fuel depots to petrol stations owned by the company, out of gas. “75 of 2.2 thousand of our gas stations have no fuel,” — said the representative of Total.

On 1 December it became known that during the riots in Paris have suffered the VGTRK correspondent Darya Grigorova. Just been reported on more than one hundred victims in the capital, among them about 20 police officers. In the city arrested more than 400 people.

Protests continued in the country more than two weeks. Activists dressed in yellow reflective jackets are worn by motorcycle riders to be seen on the road.

In 2019, French authorities plan to increase the tax on diesel by 6.5 percent, and gasoline by 2.9 percent. The government is taking such measures to encourage drivers to use more environmentally friendly modes of transport. Amid these developments, the rating of President Emmanuel Macron has fallen to a record low of 25 per cent.

French oil company Total is the fourth in the world in terms of production. In 2009, she was ranked sixth in the Fortune Global 500.

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