Verkhovna Rada Deputy from the party of President Vladimir Zelensky "public Servant" Galina Tretyakov suggested the sterilization of those citizens who are registered as unemployed. It is reported "".

In her words, unemployed people are born "children low quality". She also noted that the unemployed can have children to receive financial assistance.

"They cause also sit on state funds", – said Tretyakov.

Federation of trade unions of Ukraine expressed outrage at the Deputy’s statement and demanded her resignation. A video with statements Tretyakova was published in may 2020.