The miners of mines which are being liquidated in the occupied part of Luhansk oblast are forced to retire early. This was stated by calling herself "Minister of Labor and Social Policy of the LNR" Svetlana Malakhova.
According to her, 160 mining workers from the liquidated coal-mining enterprises "showed their willingness to retire ahead of time".
As previously reported, there is a mass liquidation of unprofitable mines in the framework of "reform" of the coal industry of the "republic". The occupation authorities offer the dismissed miners jobs in the housing services and utilities system. Miners who are left three years before reaching retirement age were given the opportunity to retire early.