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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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