More on illegal coal mining and energy vulnerability in Ukraine

By Sergio Tirado Herrero If you were interested in one of my previous blog posts about the documentary film Pit No. 8, here come some additional bits that follow up on some of the topics discussed: The fate of Yura and his sisters: during the filming of the documentary move, Estonian director Mariaana Kaat gotContinue reading “More on illegal coal mining and energy vulnerability in Ukraine”

Pit No. 8 – a documentary film on energy vulnerability and failed transition in Ukraine

By Sergio Tirado Herrero When Marianna Kaat, Estonian filmmaker and director Pit No. 8, was ready to start filming his documentary movie about illegal coal mining in the Ukrainian Donetsk/Donbass area, the person she had chosen to be the main character of the film (a retired man fed up with the bribes demanded by theContinue reading “Pit No. 8 – a documentary film on energy vulnerability and failed transition in Ukraine”