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Coal miners from the KWK Pniowek coal mine prepare to carry a painting of Saint Barbara on Barborak, their annual day of tribute to Barbara, from the mine to their local church in Pawlowice, Poland. The mines, many of them in the region of Silesia, employ tens of thousands of workers.
Coal miners from the KWK Pniowek coal mine prepare to carry a painting of Saint Barbara on Barborak, their annual day of tribute to Barbara, from the mine to their local church in Pawlowice, Poland. The mines, many of them in the region of Silesia, employ tens of thousands of workers.Foto: Sean Gallup/Getty Images
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Published 15 January 2020, 10:36Updated 15 January 2020, 12:02