The fight between miners and protection of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine began during the protests of workers of the coal industry in Kiev.
in the crowd heard the cries with the requirement of the storming of the Ministry. Part of the crowd trying to break into the building, reports a news Agency. It is Also said that the miners ' protest rejected the proposal of the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Vladimir Demchishin and headed for the administration of the President of the country. While the Minister of energy is not released, require that he went with the protesters. First Demchyshyn went to the workers of coal plants, which hold a protest action near the building of the Ministry, and promised to pay the miners 50% of salary arrears." 50% you will pay at the present time, this week, another 50% for 2 weeks, " he told the crowd. Protesters greeted his speech with cries of " Shame! Shame!". On Thursday morning at the building of the Ministry of energy and coal industry on Khreshchatyk street in Kiev center began the protest of workers of coal plants. Protesters with banners " Donbass Miners against lawlessness ", " famine of the XXI century ", " Down with lawlessness!" require drastic measures to rescuing the coal industry. The Ministry are reinforced militia and riot internal troops in full gear (vests, helmets, batons). The mood of the protesters determined, but the organizers of the protest action and Authorized the mining unions agitate them " until not beat box, only to knock the helmets. As said one of the protesters, " if two days the issue will not be settled in the course of going paving slabs." Return of Yanukovych, When it was salary!" - added work. Authorized groups of coal plants the second day continue the protest. On Wednesday, a rally near the government building in Kyiv organized about 1 thousand Miners from Lviv and Volyn regions that require ahead of time to prepare in the state budget for 2015 funds for state support of coal plants, capital construction and technical re-equipment, as Well as to return guarantees for workers and retirees industry. The demonstrators gathered near the main entrance to the government house, they are holding flags of the trade Union of workers of the coal industry of Ukraine, as Well as banners with the words "tax on miners' pensions - the shame of the government, " the Power of the Western region - our coal ", " State without coal - citizens without light ". Miners Also banging helmets on concrete fence and shouting " Shame!". Activists of the activities require to adjust the state budget 2015 to provide for the costs of state support for coal plants, capital construction and technical re-equipment, labor protection. They also require you to adjust the laws to resume action sigareti for employees and pensioners of the industry that existed on December 1, 2014, as Well as the lifting of the moratorium on social standards and providing indexing wages to inflation. Also Miners require to provide for the coal industry of all forms of ownership timely calculation on the energy market and the repayment of debts for the consumed coal products and electricity.