Rydułtowy Coal Mine


It was founded by Fryderyk von Sack and his wife Liza under the name Charlotte Coal Mine in 1806. However, it is possible that the mine on Babia Góra hill was already in operation around 1792, even before obtaining an official permit. In 1945, it was named Rydułtowy Coal Mine. It is part of the ROW Coal Mine belonging to the Polish Mining Group.

29.37 kilometers – at the time of writing this report, separating Kramatorsk, the temporary capital of the Donetsk Oblast, from the front line. One third of the 220,000 inhabitants remained. In the deserted city you can see mostly soldiers. They head to the front or return from it to rest for a while. The fate of Kramatorsk and eastern Ukraine depends on the outcome of fierce fighting. Military trucks and heavy equipment rush to nearby Bakhmut every day.