Close to three hundred people have blocked the 23 rd km on the Lviv - Rava-Russian highway demanding to pay them wage arrears, Mikhail Volynets, a Head of Trade Union of Miners of Ukraine, wrote on Facebook.

- Today, six buses with close to three hundred miners have arrived and blocked the Lviv - Rava-Russian highway in the village of Smerekiv, says Volynets.

The traffic police officers have also arrived at the scene, according to the Preventive Action Department of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Lviv region.