Silesia Coal Mine


The first drilling was completed in 1860, and in addition to hard coal seams, brines were also discovered, which were later used for brine baths in the spa in Goczałkowice. In the years 2005-2010, it was connected with the Brzeszcze Coal Mine. In 2010 it was bought by the Czech Energetický, a průmyslový holding.

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.