Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 183

Coalminers in Vorkuta, inside the Arctic Circle, staged a one-day warning strike and a protest rally yesterday. Some have not received wages since February. Adding political demands to economic ones, demonstrators called for the resignation of both President Yeltsin and his government. (Itar- Tass, Interfax, October 1) Miners in the Kuzbass in western Siberia are threatening to block the Transiberian railway if their arrears are not paid by October 5. A nationwide miners’ strike has been set for November 5. (Interfax, October 1)

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