The miners ' strike in the cities of Donetsk region, controlled by the Armed forces of Ukraine, caused by the lack of reforms from the Kiev authorities in the coal industry of Ukraine, said the head of Federation of trade unions of the self-proclaimed DND Maxim Parshin.
first leader of Independent trade Union of miners of Ukraine Mykhailo Volynets said that the Ukrainian miners picketed the company "Silicagel" in the Donetsk region because of debts on a salary.
"The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine turned a blind eye to the entire coal industry of its territory - until now there has not adopted the concept of a target economic program of reforming the coal industry for the years 2016-2020, which they tried to create. And This has led to lack of payments of wages to the miners, " - quoted Donetsk news Agency of a word Parshina.
in his vision, the lack of real reforms in the coal sector of Ukraine threatens mass protests of the miners And the coal mines.
"The debt of state enterprises in coal mining in Ukraine on August 1, 2015 amounts to more than 700 million hryvnias ", - he said.
This is not the first Ukrainian miners Strike because of wage arrears. Before they came to Kiev And staged rallies in the city center, the authorities promised to pay debts.