Behind The Scenes At OAO Alrosa The World's Largest Producer Of Diamonds

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The giant excavated hole left by the Mir mine, a former open pit... News PhotoBuilt Structure,City,Diamond - Gemstone,Economy,Environment,Europe,Expense,Factory,Finance,Former,Former Soviet Union,Hole,Horizontal,Luxury,Mine,Miner,Mining,Mir,Russia,Sitting,Space ExplorationPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergThe giant excavated hole left by the Mir mine, a former open pit diamond mine, sits in the ground beside city buildings in Mirny, Russia, on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. OAO Alrosa, the world's largest diamond producer, raised about $1.3 billion in an oversubscribed share sale from investors including Oppenheimer Funds Inc. and Lazard Ltd.'s asset-management unit, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov said. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg via Getty Images