“ Oboronka “ blocks streetsYesterday about two thousand workers of the Penza federal state unitary enterprise (FGUP) “ Factory elektronno - computer facilities “ (EVT) left on spontaneous meeting, having blocked the transport highways conducting in northern part of a city. Workers of factory protested against possible privatisation of FGUP EVT for which as they consider, costs “ the leader of Petersburg criminal grouping Vagif Mamishev “. Yesterday in Penza the spontaneous protest action organised by employees of FGUP EVT has taken place. About two thousand persons have blocked Gagarin`s streets and Bajdukova, completely having blocked a traffic in northern part of a city where there is a number large industrial and trade enterprises, and also departure on a federal highway “ Moscow - Samara “. Participants of the action held a meeting about thirty minutes then have gone on a meeting with hastily arrived to a place of event by representatives of the government of the Penza region. As it became known „“, the protest action has not been authorised by local authorities. The information on the future change of the general director of FGUP EVT became the reason of spontaneous indignation holding a meeting.
making comments on a situation, zamrukovoditelja Territorial administration of Federal agency on management of federal property Anatoly Grufkin has informed „“ that in plans of privatisation for 2005 of FGUP EVT is not registered. Also mister Grufkin admitted that about the situation which have developed at factory and about the taken place spontaneous meeting he hears for the first time and has learnt about it from the correspondent „“, therefore to do any conclusions considers premature.
Vitse - the governor of the Penza region Alexander Chernitsov supervising sphere of the industry, considers that a protest action “ is beyond a legal field “. At a meeting with the labour collective FGUP EVT, taken place at once after meeting, mister Chernitsov has promised “ to return to consideration of numerous references of workers of factory and to spend careful check of a current situation “. To receive any comments from mister Mamisheva „“ yesterday it was not possible.
Following the results of the action to the president of Russia Vladimir Putin, heads of FSB, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministries of Defence, and also abreast other federal structures has left the letter with the requirement to stop privatisation of FGUP EVT. Under the reference has subscribed about two thousand workers of factory.