Near the Verkhovna Rada building in Kiev again gathered dozens of miners requiring the payment of wages and the reform of the coal industry.
Miners gathered under the slogan " stop the destruction of the coal industry ", "Energy required to manage the professionals, "" Bring back the debts!".
the number of protesters miners relentlessly increases. In addition, the continued action of miners near the building of the Ministry of energy, about 10 people are on duty in the designated tent yesterday. The perimeter of the forward to the Parliament guarded by police, reports RIA " Novosti ". On Wednesday near the building of the Ukrainian Parliament gathered about 1, 5 thousand Miners. They demanded 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. By the evening of Wednesday protesting Miners blocked the traffic on the Central street of Kiev - Khreschatyk street near the building of the Ministry of energy and coal industry. 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.