50 Years USSR Coal Mine

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The 50 Years USSR Coal Mine is a former 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 was an underground coal mine. It was operated by DHK Krasnodonugol, a subsidiary of Metinvest Group, which is owned by Ukrainian billionaire Rinat Akhmetov.[1][2] The mine closed in 2013.[3]


  • 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: Closed (2013)
  • 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.
  3. Шахта имени 50-летия СССР (Молодогвардейск), MiningWiki.ru, accessed Apr. 2021.

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