Pictures from Eastern Ukraine, October 2004

©Bas van der Plas/INSUDOK

Traffic sign In the area of the coal mines
In the background the main cause of early deaths A cow stable in a former collective farm
Women usually survive their husbands many years Road to the coalmine
Interior of a coalmine Coalmine "Severnyj"
Railroad in the coalmine area Storage of pitwood
Coalmine "Severnyj" Coalmine "Severnyj", on the right the management building