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Ukraine Mines

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Ukraine Mines

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Ukraine Mines

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Coal miners of Ukraine used to make a good living in the mines of the Soviet Union. But today, the industry has declined and many pits are closing. A number of miners are turning to crime just to survive. The BBC's Steve Rosenberg reports.