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18 Russian Miners Feared Trapped

Officials in Russia's Far North say 18 miners are thought to be trapped in a coal mine after an explosion.

Authorities say the blast happened Monday in the Komi region.

It was not immediately clear what caused the explosion.

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Ukrainian Neighborhood Divided Over Conflict

Video Conflict Leaves Ukrainian Neighborhood Divided, Terrified

'Everything was fine' before the fighting. 'We want peace, peace and peace,' says a resident of Papasna, frighteningly close to front line More