The National Union of Mineworkers, an affiliate to the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign has received a direct appeal for assistance from PRUP ( The Trade Union of Workers of the Coal Industry of Ukraine) in the city of Pavlograd in the Western Donbas area.


PRUP in Pavlograd has declared it has been ‘doing everything possible to impede the victory of the Russian invaders’, assisting resistance and internally displaced persons, providing transport to evacuate civilians from the combat zone and helping rehouse them.

PRUP has appealed directly for assistance, Sergey Yunak Head of the Western Donbas Miners Union, has written that ‘Nobody could have even imagined that our mine-workers would leave shovels, jackhammers and take up arms to defend their motherland in the 21st century’. The NUM has written an appeal which is being supported by the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign.

Donations can be made directly to the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign – our bank account details are below:
The Cooperative Bank
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Account Number: 65440841
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