The Plenipotentiary of the Swiss police took control of the situation with the miners in Transbaikalia

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in photobacteria Menyailo. Archival photoThe Plenipotentiary of the Swiss police took control of the situation with the miners in Transbaikalia© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

Plenipotentiary representative of Russian President in the Siberian Federal district Sergey Menyailo has taken control of the situation with the hunger strike of the miners in Transbaikalia.

«Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in Siberian Federal district Sergey Menyailo took the situation under control. In his opinion, since the court order, the dispute was resolved in favor of the workers, the owner must execute the court decision. To ensure this will be taken the necessary legal steps have been enhanced with the owner», — told RIA Novosti press-service of the Plenipotentiary.

Earlier it was reported that on Monday, 20 former miners closed the mine in the city settlement of Vershino-Darasunskiy in Zabaykalsky Krai have declared a hunger strike after non-payment of salaries. According to local authorities, all debts under the salary were formed in front of 500 workers. The head of the region Natalia Zhdanova considers that the current situation is the arbitrariness of the leadership of the mine, and the hunger strike of miners — an act of desperation. She said that the regional authorities will protect the interests of the residents and demanded law enforcement to take action to resolve the problem.

Assistant to the President of OOO «UK consolidation» on public relations Natalia Denisov told RIA Novosti that the company is not implicated in the conflict situation, as mine is now owned by OOO «Urutkan». In this company the official comments could not be obtained, but the source said that the debts to starving miners were formed during the activity of «SGC».

In may it was reported that almost 80 people at the mine «South West» Darasunskiy mine in Transbaikalia refused to rise to the surface, protesting against delayed payment of wages for April. After the talks and the personal intervention of the Governor of a large part of the strikers rose to the surface. The management of LLC «Management company UGC», which includes the enterprise for extraction and enrichment of ores Darasunskiy gold deposits Darasunskiy Rudnik, announced the absence of wage arrears at the time and in the same month took the decision to close the mine «South-West».