The number of hungry miners in Transbaikalia almost doubled

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Codecoverage in fotoreceptori. Archival photoThe number of hungry miners in Transbaikalia almost doubled© RIA Novosti / Alexei Codiscovered the image Bank

To staged the hunger strike because of unpaid wages to the miners who worked on «Darasunskiy mine», was joined by 17 people, reported RIA Novosti in the Department Tungokochenskogo the TRANS-Baikal region.

«The number of hungry people is now at 37 people. They are all in the administration. Doctors are on duty and monitor the condition of the starving. No violations of the order,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

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 inhabitants, and demanded law enforcement to take action to resolve the problem. On Tuesday, the press service of the Governor of the region said that the company «Darasunskiy Rudnik» prevented the inspection of the state inspection of labor at the end of August, which was prosecuted on administrative violation.

Assistant to the President of OOO «UK consolidation» on public relations Natalia Denisova Monday told RIA Novosti that the company was not involved in a 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».

Local media reported that the number of hungry people is around 50 people.

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».

The number of hungry miners in Transbaikalia almost doubled© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid fotobanka in the Russian regions on quality of life in 2016