The leader of Radical party Oleg Lyashko "on behalf of the Congress of miners tried to convince the Ukrainian leadership to submit to the Verkhovna Rada a view to the dismissal of Minister of energy and coal industry Vladimir Demchishin for" the destruction of the coal industry ".
On Tuesday in Kiev held the third Congress of miners of Ukraine, came 791 delegate. The miners gathered at the Congress in connection with the critical situation in the coal industry and wage arrears. Before that, the Miners have held several protests, but their demands were not heeded by the authorities. Miners consider picketing of buildings of state bodies on Wednesday.
in Parliament registered a number of decisions about the dismissal of the head of the energy Ministry, however, these documents were not considered by the Verkhovna Rada.
According to Lyashko, the first time for most of the years of Ukrainian Miners have been holding demonstrations of disagreement due to the fact that they are unable to financially support their families.
"I speak on behalf of the Congress of miners to the President of Ukraine, Prime Ministers to make a submission to the Verkhovna Rada on dismissal of the Minister of energy Demchishin with posts that destroys its own coal industry and energy, that takes away jobs from people," said Lyashko, a speech from the rostrum of the Parliament on Tuesday.
Ukraine due to the conflict in the Donbass lost the vast number of mines. On beyond the control of Kiev remained the most profitable mines, and companies, remaining under the control of the authorities of Ukraine, produce unprofitable gas coals. Most of these plants unprofitable, the government has no money for their maintenance, for this reason, it is expected that a phased closure.