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Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree on the creation of a commission to assist in the elimination of the consequences of the accident at the Listvyazhnaya mine in the Kemerovo Region.

The government commission was headed by Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak.

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From the opening remarks by Mikhail Mishustin at the Government meeting, November 26, 2021

It included the interim head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Alexander Chupriyan, Minister of Energy Nikolai Shulginov, First Deputy Minister of Finance Leonid Gornin, Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Development Alexei Vovchenko, Deputy Minister of Health Oleg Gridnev, Head of the Federal Service for Labor and Employment Mikhail Ivankov, Head of the Federal services for environmental, technological and nuclear supervision Alexander Trembitsky, Governor of the Kemerovo Region – Kuzbass Sergey Tsivilev, General Director of the SDS-Ugol holding Gennady Alekseev, Director of the Department for Foreign Economic Cooperation and Development of Fuel Markets of the Ministry of Energy Sergey Mochalnikov.

“The primary task now is to help the injured miners. It is no less important to support families, to provide them with the necessary support, ”said Mikhail Mishustin, opening a meeting of the Government on Friday.

He recalled that a special board with medical equipment was sent to the Kemerovo region. Specialists from the Ministry of Emergency Situations and Rostekhnadzor are working on site. The investigation into the circumstances of the tragedy is being carried out by the Investigative Committee of Russia.

The participants in the Government meeting honored the memory of the dead miners with a minute of silence.

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