More than five hundred Ukrainian miners broke through 1st cordon of protection on Bankova street in Kiev and came close to the administration building of President Petro Poroshenko.
With the dawn of the medium More than 1,000 miners picketing the presidential administration in Kiev. They are holding posters With the requirements not to destroy the energy sector of the country and threatened to demolish the fence if they will not flow outside of a building, UNIAN reports.
One of the protesters tried to convince the miners to form a group of commissioners in each region of Ukraine to provide the possibility of negotiations With the presidential administration and the government. Some of the protesters then offers began to disperse. The rest remained in their seats. In addition, the head of the Independent Union of miners of Ukraine (npgu) Mikhail Volynets said that the Miners have plans on Wednesday to paralyze traffic in the Central streets of Kiev. Also, according to his statement, and at lunchtime the Miners have plans to head to the Parliament building to attract the attention of the deputies to the solution of social problems. Toward evening, the protesters will go to the building of the Ministry of energy and coal industry on Prorizna street. Employees of the police organization does not have resistance. Near the fence in front of the presidential administration has lined up a cordon of national guard soldiers and law enforcement officers, reports RIA " Novosti ". Recall, on Tuesday, the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine has announced its intention to close and be preserved until the end of year eleven mines. On the same day, Congress passed the coal miners of Ukraine, at which They adopted a resolution on the statement by the President of Ukraine on dismissal of the Minister of energy and coal industry Vladimir Demchishin. The miners Also demanded to convene a meeting of the national security Council, which must be worked out measures to resolve the crisis in the coal industry. It was announced that the accumulation of coal in the warehouses of Ukrainian thermal power plants fell below the thresholds, amounting to 800 thousand tons of coal on the status at the beginning of April. Today, the lack of capacity in the power system of Ukraine is 2 thousand Megawatts. In addition, it was claimed that the Kiev authorities now control only 35 mines of 95, the Rest are under the control of militias in the Donbass.