Coal as a goal

"As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife," says a proverb.

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It's dirty, demanding and highly dangerous, but in Russia coal mining is a multi-billion dollar business. Join James Brown as he travels to the Kuzbass, Russia's coal basin to see what it takes to work in an industry that employs more than 100,000 people, but which still claims lives every year. Meet the men who do one of the toughest rescue jobs in the world, the miners who spend their lives in some of the largest pits on the planet and the families that love them.

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