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The telegram reads, in part:

“An emergency happened in Kuzbass today. There are people killed and injured in the fire at the Listvyazhnaya mine. Deeply shocked by what happened. This is a great grief for the people, for the region, for all of us.

The rescue operation is now ongoing. The circumstances of the incident will be thoroughly investigated. All those affected by this tragedy will receive the necessary medical, psychological and other assistance.

On my own behalf and on behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation, I ask you to convey my deepest condolences and words of support to the victims to the families of the victims. I sincerely sympathize and experience with you. “

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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