A meeting of workers of the coal and energy industry of Ukraine began on the first day of the week at the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in Kiev, miners drum asphalt mining helmets and demand to allocate funding for the normal development of the industry.
on the first day of the week the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine plans to consider making changes in the state budget for 2015. From the outset, the meeting was scheduled for 10. 00 (11. 00 GMT), but later it was postponed to 16. 00 (17. 00 MSK), RIA " Novosti ". Activists of the event are in front of the main entrance to the Parliament, they were tapping on the pavement miner's helmets. In addition, the protesters are holding flags " Independent trade Union of miners of Ukraine ", as well as banners with inscriptions: "the Budget 2015 is the destruction of the coal industry ", "Return to the work of our CHPP," Enough to buy the import, purchase Ukrainian ". Activists activities require ahead of time to prepare the budget for 2015 financing coal mining and peat extraction plants in the volume necessary for their further development and normal current work. Remember, February 28, approved the Memorandum with the international monetary Fund needed to Ukraine's macro-financial assistance. At the same time Kyiv hopes to receive tranche of aid from the IMF at $ 10 billion. First, the sources said that if the conflict in the Donbass aggravated, Ukraine may lose the support of the member States of the IMF when considering a new aid package of $ 17, $ 5 billion. Kiev, for its part, has denied the link between the loan and the situation in the Donbass. on 12 February, the head of the IMF Christine Lagarde said that the IMF and Kiev agreed on the allocation of Ukraine 17, $ 5 billion for a period of four years. The agreement between the IMF and Ukraine until approved by the Board of Directors of the Fund. The Board of Directors of the IMF plans to discuss a new anti-crisis program for Ukraine March eleven.