Moreover, although sporadic, partisan resistance continued in the Carpathian mountains of Romania until the early 1960s, no major unrest had erupted earlier in Romania after World War II, particularly one forcing the communist leadership to implement reforms, unlike in East Germany and Czechoslovakia in 1953, in Poland in 1956, in the Russian Soviet Republic (Noril'sk and Vorkuta in 1953, Novoshakhtinsk
and Kimovsk in 1955), in the Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan (Kengir in 1954, Ekibastuz in 1955), and Tbilisi, Georgia in March 1956.
The 11 rescued had survived by lying down in a tiny air pocket at the Zapadnaya-Kapitainaya mine at Novoshakhtinsk
As the rescue operation unfolded in Novoshakhtinsk
, southern Russia, five miners were killed in a mine explosion in the Primorye region of the Russian Far East.
One of the 11 rescued miners saved from a shaft in Novoshakhtinsk
after being trapped for six days.
Andrei Khudyakov, the leader of rescuers at the Zapadnaya mine in Novoshakhtinsk
, said his team had plugged the hole through which water had flowed into the shaft.
On Saturday, 33 other miners who had been trapped were rescued from the Zapadnaya mine in Novoshakhtinsk
The men were trapped in the Zapadnaya coal mine in Novoshakhtinsk
, southern Russia, whenanunderground lake burst through on Friday.
They were among 46 caught in the shaft in Novoshakhtinsk
, southern Russia when an underground lake burst on Friday.