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A general view shows the far northern city of Vorkuta

Above The Russian Arctic Circle, Prisoners of Putin’s Pension Reform

By Polina Ivanova VORKUTA, Russia (Reuters)  Russian railway worker Andrey Bugera had a singular goal: get to pension age so he can leave the polluted, frigid...
Radiological technician Davis positions retired coal miner Marcum for a chest x-ray in St. Charles

Coal Lobby’s Push for Lower Black Lung Tax Clashed with U.S....

By Richard Valdmanis (Reuters) U.S. coal companies lobbied Congress to allow a drop in their payments to help miners with black lung disease by arguing the...
Radiological technician Davis looks at the chest x-ray of retired coal miner Marcum in St. Charles

A Tenth of U.S. Veteran Coal Miners Have Black Lung Disease:...

By Richard Valdmanis (Reuters) More than 10 percent of America’s coal miners with 25 or more years of experience have black lung disease, the highest...
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