Minister of temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons Vadym Chernysh believes the environmental issues of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions must be brought up for discussion at Minsk talks.
One miner was killed, two were trapped by coal and gas outburst in mine in Donetsk region’s town of Toretsk.
As a result of yesterday's explosion at Stepova Mine in the Lviv region, 20 people have been hospitalized with injuries and burns of varying severity.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed condolences to the relatives of the perished miners.
A downfall occurred at Maloivanivska mine in the Luhansk region. The possible reason for it is an explosion of methane-air mix at 210 meters.
Some Ukrainian enterprises in the territory occupied by terrorists are taken out and re-assembled in Russia; some are sold for scrap.
The tragedy has happened at ‘Mine No 1’ state enterprise in the town of Novovolynsk today, Jan. 9, at 4 a.m.
On Sep. 2, an accident occurred at Pervomaiska mine in the terrorist-held area of the Luhansk region. As a result, the drainage system went out of service, and a flooding followed. The accumulated mining water will be pressed on further to the neighboring mines, with the whole Stakhanov-Briankovskyi region to be flooded by mid-2016.
All miners who were blocked underground in Dzerzhynsk mines due to power cutoff caused by terrorists' shelling have been evacuated.
There will be a complete redistribution of coal enterprises in the territory captured by the “LPR” terrorists.
Terrorist leader Aleksandr Zakharchenko has announced that Zasyadko coal mine in Donetsk, where 34 miners have died this week, will be nationalized.
Due to the tragic death of miners in the accident, which occurred on March 4, 2015 at Zasyadko mine public joint-stock company in order to honor the memory of those killed, the president declared March 5, 2015 a day of mourning in Ukraine.
The Donetsk Regional State Administration confirmed the deaths of 33 miners due to the explosion at the Zasyadko mine.