The head of the Independent trade Union of miners of Ukraine Mykhailo Volynets said on his page in Facebook that Lviv Union leaders on the last working day of the week will Begin a hunger strike in his support.
first it was claimed that the head of the Independent Union of miners of Ukraine Mikhail Volynets, summoned for interrogation by the security service of Ukraine, announced an indefinite hunger strike. He regards his own interrogation as pressure on the unions. According to Volynets, he is suspected of " inciting national and religious hatred ", which He rejects, stressing that the miners during their mass protest actions did not commit actions that could be interpreted as incitement which they had defended their rights.
"right Now, I was announced that the leaders of independent trade unions of Lvov region, declare a hunger strike on my support in connection with non-payment of salaries. Will start tomorrow at 9 o'clock (the time coincides with Moscow time) in the room of SOE "lvivvuhillia", wrote Volynets.
He also informs that is still located in the SBU, where unable until now to obtain clarification of why and in what way the Union can impair the integrity of Ukraine.
Commissioners of trade unions have already held a few shares at the walls of the Cabinet of Ministers in Kiev, demanding to index all social payments based on the level of inflation in 2014-2015. Currently Ukraine in fact is on the verge of default, the national currency over one year fell by more than 3 times. In the end, according to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, in January 2015 the average salary in the country amounted 3455 hryvnia, or about $ 160. This is one of the lowest figures in the EU.