Medvedev creates commission for dealing with Siberian coal mine tragedy
Published on 09/05/2010
President Medvedev has appointed First Deputy Premier Viktor Zubkov to chair a commission in charge of dealing with the aftermath of Russia’s latest coal mine tragedy. This follows two overnight methane explosions in the Raspadskaya coal pit in Kemerovo Region in the southern belt of Western Siberia. Hundreds of mineworkers were safely led out.