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Latest Zasyadko coal mine Stories

2008-06-15 12:00:22

Coal extraction at the Zasyadko mine in Donetsk was banned on 14 June due to serious labour safety violations which threatened miners' lives, the private Ukrayina TV channel reported on 14 June, quoting the state committee of Ukraine for industrial safety, labour protection and mine supervision. The committee inspected the mine and sealed the coal extraction equipment, the channel said. The head of the mine's board, MP [of opposition Party of Regions] Yukhym Zvyahilskyy, threatened the...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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