The miners gathered in Kiev to protest in connection with the crisis in the coal industry, blocked the traffic on the street Grushevskogo.
Around the houses of Parliament now assembled for About 1, 5 thousand Miners. They demand a meeting with the leadership of the Verkhovna Rada in order to voice their demands regarding the situation in the coal industry and the non-payment of debt. Then the miners have plans of going to the buildings of the Cabinet and the Ministry of energy, informs RIA " news ".
before Wednesday claimed that 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. 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.