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Ukrainian miners ended the protest from-for debts under the salary

Ukrainian miners ended the protest over wage arrears, reported Saturday the head of the Independent trade Union of miners of Ukraine Mikhail Volynets.

Ukrainian miners on 30 June began an indefinite protest at the office of the President with the requirement to pay them debt on a salary. Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal said that the government repaid the debt to the miners. Later Volynets said that miners also need to provide safe working conditions, stable work of Ukrainian enterprises and are against the import of Russian electricity and coal.

"From today the Ukrainian termless protest action of the miners became history. Eleven days it took the miners "lvovugol", "Dobropolyeugol", "Volynugol", "SelidovUgol", "Pervomayskugol", "Mirrorball" to hear the power of people. Order was restored the coal to the main debtor to the Ukrainian mines of OJSC "Tsentrenergo" took the commitment to work on Ukrainian coal to live by miner's families, mining town," wrote he in Facebook.

The miners repeatedly arranged meetings in Kiev and regions, demanding payment of wage arrears and protesting against the authorities ' intention to close a number of mines.