50 Years USSR Coal Mine

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The 50 Years USSR Coal Mine is an underground coal mine in Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine.


The map below shows the location of the mine, in Molodohvardiysk, Krasnodon Raion, Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine. The mine is located within the rebel-controlled territory of the so-called Luhansk People's Republic.

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The 50 Years USSR coal mine is an underground coal mine. It is operated by DHK Krasnodonugol, a subsidiary of Metinvest Group, which is owned by Ukrainian billionaire Rinat Akhmetov.[1][2]

It is unclear whether the mine is still operating. From satellite photos it appears to be defunct.


  • Owner: DHK Krasnodonugol
  • Parent Company: Metinvest Group (owned by Rinat Akhmetov)
  • Location: Molodohvardiysk, Krasnodon Raion, Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine
  • GPS Coordinates: 48.3651511, 39.6597729 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 0.6 MT/year
  • Total Reserves:
  • Recoverable Reserves:
  • Coal type:
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 1970
  • Workforce:
  • Source of Financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Шахта імені 50-річчя СРСР, Wikipedia (Ukrainian), accessed Mar. 2021.
  2. Шахта им. 50 лет СССР, Wikimapia, accessed Mar. 2021.

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