BY VIVIAN SAHNER Miners protest in Kyiv, Ukraine, Dec. 16, after not receiving millions in back pay or funding for health and safety measures. Signs read “Our families” and “our children also want to eat.” Miners at a number of state-owned Ukrainian mines brought their protests over wage arrears to the streets of Kyiv, the … Continue reading Ukraine miners expand protests, demand back pay
From left Ihor Yefanov, Vitaly Yefanov, Yevhen Mykhailichenko We republish a below an important report by the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group of the ongoing repression against mineworkers in the so-called 'Luhansk Peoples Republic', a proxy state of Russian imperialism. The miners struggles demands solidarity from the International Labour Movement - this lays down a … Continue reading Miners protesting over pay arrears arrested and tortured in Russian-controlled Luhansk ‘republic’
The protest action miners "Krasnolimanska" in the Russian occupied area of Luhansk Mineworkers have ended an underground occupation in separatist-controlled territory in Lugansk, eastern Ukraine, after bosses paid most of the wages they were owed. But 14 trade union activists are still under arrest by the authorities of the Russian-supported “people’s republic”. The sit-in by … Continue reading LUHANSK MINERS PAY VICTORY – but activists still under arrest
In the Donetsk region, female employees of the coal mine ‘Kurakhivska’ of the state-owned enterprise "Selydivvugillya" are continuing their hunger strike against wage arrears.
The Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (KVPU) has called for solidarity with their members who are on strike and protesting underground at the mine Kapustin in Luhansk Oblast. (area not under Russian occupation). The Following bulletins were issued by the KVPU International Department In Luhansk region, the 14 miners of the mine named … Continue reading Miners Continue Underground Protest in Ukraine
Mass Demonstration in Kyiv and Strikes in Donbas The U.N International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (October 17) was marked in Ukraine by a massive demonstration of trade unionists in Kyiv. This followed a series of trade union protests in various towns across Ukraine including Zhytomyr, Rivne, and Zaporizhzhya and Transcarpathia regions. The protest … Continue reading MASS PROTEST OF TRADE UNIONS IN UKRAINE
The Independent Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine has secured a major victory for the 94 miner facing court proceedings. The miners at the uranium mine “Ingulska” were facing court after protesting for months of unpaid wages. This followed a major campaign in which the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign with comrades in the Labour MP's played a … Continue reading Major Victory for the 94 Ukrainian Miners facing court for protesting
The call for Justice for the 94 Ukrainian miners has been raised in the UK Parliament by Labour MP's.
krainian miners of the uranium mine "Ingulska" (Kirovohrad region), who were protesting for a wage increase, are facing prosecution for holding a protest underground after their shift finished. Court proceedings began against the 94 miners on 18 December in Kropyvnytskyi
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 .