Samsonivska-Zakhidna Coal Mine

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The Samsonivska-Zakhidna Coal Mine (also known by its Russian name Samsonovka-Zapadnaya) is an operating underground coal mine in Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine.


The map below shows the [approximate] location of the mine, near Samsonivka, in Krasnodon (Sorokyne) Raion, Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine. The mine is located within the rebel-controlled territory of the so-called Luhansk People's Republic.[1]

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The Samsonivska-Zakhidna 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.[2][3]


  • Owner: DHK Krasnodonugol
  • Parent Company: Metinvest Group (owned by Rinat Akhmetov)
  • Location: Samsonivka, Krasnodon (Sorokyne) Raion, Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine
  • GPS Coordinates: 48.3810677, 39.5852462 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 1.5 MT/year
  • Total Reserves:
  • Recoverable Reserves: 133 MT
  • Coal type:
  • Mine Type: Underground
  • Start Year: 1999
  • Workforce:
  • Source of Financing:

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