Solidarity scores a victory in miners struggle with EVRAZ

We are pleased to announce a major breakthrough in the struggle of the miners of Kryvyi Rih which has been a beacon of hope in crisis ridden Ukraine.After being ignored for months the miners of the Ukrainian industrial metropolis of Kryvyi Rih have had a breakthrough in their dispute with the corporate giant EVRAZ, securing … Continue reading Solidarity scores a victory in miners struggle with EVRAZ

Demo outside Chelsea FC backs Ukrainian miners

Demo outside Chelsea FC backs Ukrainian minersPhotos by Peter ArkellSupporters of miners in the Ukrainian city of Kryviy Rih who are demanding a rise to compensate for a cut in real wages by 50%, protested outside Chelsea FC in London yesterday where employer EVRAZ was holding its AGM.One of  company’s main shareholder is the Russian … Continue reading Demo outside Chelsea FC backs Ukrainian miners

PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR JUSTICE FOR UKRAINIAN MINERS

Session: 2014-15Date tabled: 18.06.2014Primary sponsor: McDonnell, JohnThat this House is deeply concerned by the worsening social and economic situation in Ukraine, including austerity policies, currency devaluation and rising prices, which have all led to a fall in real wages by up to 50 per cent and that this is contributing to the instability; welcomes the … Continue reading PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR JUSTICE FOR UKRAINIAN MINERS

Appeal of the Kryviy Rih Basin miners to the workers of Europe

Miners  in Central Ukraine have launched a struggle against the “greed of Ukrainian and Russian oligarchs”, accusing them of being the main cause of the crisis gripping the country. They are demanding a doubling of their wages following a steep rise in the cost of living and asking workers in Britain for support against their London-headquartered … Continue reading Appeal of the Kryviy Rih Basin miners to the workers of Europe