Russia Zlatoust halts steel output, awaits new owner


By Natalya Shurmina YEKATERINBURG, Russia, April 28 (Reuters) - Russia's Zlatoust steel plant, where workers launched a short-lived hunger strike last month, has stopped production until mid-June due to rising debts and reduced demand from the steel industry. The special steel plant in the Ural mountains, which employs 6,000 people and is part of privately owned steel group Estar, said in a statement on Tuesday the Estar group was undergoing a change in ownership that would affect the ...

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