Category Archives: Working Class

Rostov Miners Declare Hunger Strike as Pay is Withheld

Rostov-on-the-Don, August 23. In Rostov oblast, the miners of the mining company, Kingcoal, announced the start of a mass unlimited hunger strike. The miners decided to take such measures due to multi-month delays in the payout of the salary. More … Continue reading

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Kazakhstan: Workers of an Oilfields Service Company Refused to Come to Work

Hundreds of workers of the oilfields service company Burgılau in Mangistau oblast did not come to work today at the set time, having put forward their demands to the employer. The talks between the workers and the representatives of the … Continue reading

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SDK’s Transitional Program, Part I

We present our readers with the program of transitional demands of the Socialist Movement of Kazakhstan (Qazaqstannın Socialistik Qozghalısı/Socialisticheskoye Dvizheniye Kazahstana), adopted at the congress in Bishkek on Jun. 30 – Jul. 1. In the coming time, this document will … Continue reading

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Provisional Program of the Labourers’ Party of Russia (PTR)

  Preamble: Our goal is to organise those into a mass party, who continue living in Russia by their own labour rather than by criminal income, who don’t take bribes and kickbacks, who don’t receive profit from capital and do … Continue reading

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Tragedy in Vorkuta!

During the day of February 25, in Vorkuta, at the Severnaya mine, an explosion resonated at a depth of 780 m – an explosion of methane. At the time of the incident there were 110 persons on the mine’s premises, … Continue reading

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Office of the ‘Platon’* Program in Kemerovo Set on Fire

The fire was stopped; broken windows have been replaced with chipboard inserts. Unidentified persons threw Molotov cocktails at the Kemerovo office of OOO RT-Invest Transportnye Sistemy – a company responsible for payment collection from trucks participating in the ‘Platon’ program. … Continue reading

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Solidarity Campaign: Trade Union of the Mining and Refining Facility of Kachkanar Wins Wage Increase

The trade union of the Mining and Refining Facility of Kachkanar (KGOK) succeeded in getting the necessary changes in their collective agreement. On December 24, the document, favourable to both workers and the employer, was signed by the chairman of … Continue reading

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