Abstract: The information on the status of coal mining in Russia is provided. The information about Russian Donbass past and present is provided. The restructuring of regional coal mining enterprises are classified with the loss of valuable resources. It was shown that the closure of mines without taking into account the consequences for economy related sectors is a major mistake with the ecological, economic and social consequences. It was proved that the development of extracted coal processing technologies can be effective even with sub-standard stocks.
Belodedov Andrey Alexeevich, Golik Vladimir Ivanovich, Zaalishvili Vladislav Borisovich, Khasheva Zarema Muratovna and Shulgaty Leonid Petrovich, 2016. Restructuring Results of Donbass Coal Mining Enterprises. The Social Sciences, 11: 4035-4039.