Mines were closed due to a lack of miners, lack of opportunity to update equipment and their unprofitability. In addition to the station named after Mines of Kalinovska-Skhidna and Shata named after Zasyadka were closed. Academician Skochinsky.
Also, the occupiers “privatized” a number of mines, namely the Ilovaisk, Kholodna Balka and mine mines. Kirova. They allegedly found “investors”.
Note that all these “privatizations” will not have any legal force, because all these mines are captured and exploited by the enemy illegally. Even “potential investors” understand this, so no one wants to buy such an asset. Therefore, by “privatization” the occupiers mean the theft of mine property through fake legal entities.
We will remind, according to the results of 2022, coal production in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions decreased by 42%. In fact, the enemy destroyed the coal industry of Donbas, despite the talk of “people’s republics” and “restoration”.