https://images.unian.net/pb/000/thumb_files/h_190/57.jpg Kiev One of the miners, who pickets the Ministry of Coal Industry (MCI), is tying a fillet with the caption HUNGER-STRIKE around his head, preparing to start the hunger-strike near the MCI building (Kyiv, Wednesday, May 19, 1999). 94 miners-invalids from the Luganska and Donetska Oblasts, who have been picketing the MCI building since May 13, are starting the hunger-strike at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. They demand the regressive payment and one-time help for invalids. According to the strikers, the debts to per miner make up several thousands Hr.. The heads of the mines refuse to pay the debts, referring to the absence of Funds. According to the miners, the MCI authorities avoid the contact with the pickets. Photo by Alexander Sinitsa/ UNIAN

Picket of disabled miners

One of the miners, who pickets the Ministry of Coal Industry (MCI), is tying a fillet with the caption HUNGER-STRIKE around his head, preparing to start the hunger-strike near the MCI building (Kyiv, Wednesday, May 19, 1999). 94 miners-invalids from the Luganska and Donetska Oblasts, who have been picketing the MCI building since May 13, are starting the hunger-strike at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. They demand the regressive payment and one-time help for invalids. According to the strikers, the debts to per miner make up several thousands Hr.. The heads of the mines refuse to pay the debts, referring to the absence of Funds. According to the miners, the MCI authorities avoid the contact with the pickets. Photo by Alexander Sinitsa/ UNIAN

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Author:
Sinitsa Aleksandr
Location:
Ukraine / Kiev
Date taken:
19.05.1999
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1960x1509 px
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