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Ukraine Solidarity Campaign has received fresh reports from the Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) of miners protests in both Western and in Ukraine, in Volyn in West Ukraine and in the Eastern Donestk Regions .
Miners from two mines owned by the state enterprise Lysychanskvugillya in the Luhansk region of Ukraine are staying underground, demanding that salaries owed are paid. The protest is being supported by 300 family members and by activists across Ukraine from the NGPU (Independent Union of Mineworkers of Ukraine) On 15 July, 70 miners from the […]
URGENT APPEAL FOR SOLIDARITY Ukrainian miners are engaged mass action in the city of Kryvyi Rih with strikes, occupations and a a hunger strike of 400 miners underground in the “Yubileynaya” (Jubilee) mine of EVRAZ Sukha Balka JSC in Kryvyi Rih. The” ArcelorMittal “workers seized the plant, and the” Evraz Sukha Balka “family of miners blocked […]
Victor Trifonov, the president of a local mineworkers’ union , set himself on fire during a press conference today in Kiev, Ukraine. He was rushed to the hospital and remains in the emergency room several hours later. The incident occurred at a press conference in the Ministry of Energy, where mineworkers are occupying a room […]
The Independent Union of Miners of Ukraine (NGPU) at the EVRAZ Sukha Balka mining company in Kryvyi Rih has issued an urgent appeal for solidarity – their appeal is addressed to MPs in the UK. Ukraine Solidarity Campaign has campaigned with the miners successfully against the oligarchs of EVRAZ in the past – joined by […]
The workers of the industrial city of Kryvyi Rih have been engaged in a series of struggles with their oligarch employers. The Joint Stock Company ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih is one of the leaders among the largest enterprises of Mining and Steel Complex of Ukraine. Published below are the demands of the workers collective outlined in […]
The independent trade union of miners (NGPU) of West Donbass is one of the first and largest independent union organisations in Ukraine. They were formed during the massive surge of independent trade unions during the mass strike in spring 1991. This contributed to a group of delegates and the II Congress of the miners, she traveled […]