Prokopyevsk


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Prokopyevsk

(Russian praˈkɔpjɪfsk)
n
(Placename) a city in S Russia: the chief coal-mining centre of the Kuznetsk Basin. Pop: 216 000 (2005 est)

Pro•ko•pyevsk

(prəˈkɔp yəfsk)

n.
a city in the S central Russian Federation in Asia, NW of Novokuznetsk. 278,000.
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Investigators believe that a poisonous gas leak inside the mine, located in the town of Prokopyevsk, could have caused the deaths.
The new cities include Krasnodar, Ujno-Sakhalinsk, Kemerovo, Novotroitsk, Bratsk, Angarsk, Biysk, Rubtsovsk, Prokopyevsk, Tolyatti, Novokuybyshevsk, Saratov, Dimitrovgrad, Astrakhan, Taganrog, Shakhty, Novocherkassk, Novomoskovsk, Rybinsk, Magnitogorsk, Orsk, and Kamensk Uralskiy.
Even the "massive" spread of computers has not made them available to the slum-dwellers of Rio de Janeiro or the miners of Prokopyevsk in Central Siberia.