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Day Of Mourning In Ukraine For Lost Miners.
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Ukraine is marking a day of national mourning as the burials begin of 80 miners killed in a methane explosion. A rescue operation to try to save 20 men still believed trapped underground is continuing. Miners waiting to start their shift in another part of the same pit were reassured by President Viktor Yushchenko that he would find out what happened. He told them that their efforts were vitally important to a country which relies on coal for its energy supply.

Sunday's accident at the Zasiadko mine is set to make history. It's the worst in the eastern industrial region of Donetsk for seven years, and if those still missing are among the victims it would be the worst since Ukrainian independence in 1991.

President Viktor Yushchenko visited some of the dozens of shocked survivors still in hospital. Deadly explosions at the Zasiadko mine are not uncommon but this time almost an entir



Added: Nov-20-2007 
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  • our condolences..
    simple folk trying to earn an honest living..
    dangerous work to feed and clothe their families..

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  • Working under shit conditions just to try to feed their families,whilst "queen" Timoshenko and her cronies make millions selling off these industries,organising gas supply contracts etc.. and paying themselves Western level salaries.
    So much for the US inspired "orange revolution"--it did these families no good !

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  • i dont understand the sorrow-less slags alive to haul fossil fuel burning rubbish out of the earth-makes me a happily little bunny.

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  • Working under shit conditions just to try to feed their families,whilst "queen" Timoshenko and her cronies make millions selling off these industries,organising gas supply contracts etc.. and paying themselves Western level salaries.
    So much for the US inspired "orange revolution"--it did these families no good ! ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh...i guess youve got impoverished poachers of endangered species on your list for the same reasons...

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  • Working under shit conditions just to try to feed their families,whilst "queen" Timoshenko and her cronies make millions selling off these industries,organising gas supply contracts etc.. and paying themselves Western level salaries.
    So much for the US inspired "orange revolution"--it did these families no good ! ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh...i guess youve got impoverished poachers of endangered species on your list for the same reasons... More..

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  • Working under shit conditions just to try to feed their families,whilst "queen" Timoshenko and her cronies make millions selling off these industries,organising gas supply contracts etc.. and paying themselves Western level salaries.
    So much for the US inspired "orange revolution"--it did these families no good ! ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh...i guess youve got impoverished poachers of endangered species on your list for the same reaso More..

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  • Working under shit conditions just to try to feed their families,whilst "queen" Timoshenko and her cronies make millions selling off these industries,organising gas supply contracts etc.. and paying themselves Western level salaries.
    So much for the US inspired "orange revolution"--it did these families no good ! ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh...i guess youve got impoverished poachers of endangered species on your li More..

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  • Working under shit conditions just to try to feed their families,whilst "queen" Timoshenko and her cronies make millions selling off these industries,organising gas supply contracts etc.. and paying themselves Western level salaries.
    So much for the US inspired "orange revolution"--it did these families no good ! ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh...i guess youve got impoverished poachers of endangered speci More..

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  • Working under shit conditions just to try to feed their families,whilst "queen" Timoshenko and her cronies make millions selling off these industries,organising gas supply contracts etc.. and paying themselves Western level salaries.
    So much for the US inspired "orange revolution"--it did these families no good ! ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh...i guess youve got impoverished poacher More..

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  • this was at east of Ukraine, in Ukraine this a very big problem

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