The factories of the Sverdlovsk region, fulfilling the state defense order, were transferred to a six-day working week.

Chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions of the Region Andrey Vetluzhskikh said that the working day of the factory workers could be increased to 12 hours.

Previously Dmitry Medvedev spoke about production of armored vehicles Uralvagonzavod.

He explained that some of the employees will not go on vacation yet. It was decided to compensate for the inconvenience to the workers by raising wages.

According to the publication tagilcity.ruemployees of foundries were transferred to the mechanical assembly production in the fall to implement the defense industry plan.

There are more than 100 enterprises of the military-industrial complex in the Sverdlovsk region.

Author Elena Bylkina

Elena Bylkina – journalist, correspondent for the Pravda.Ru news service