1990 Photo Contest, News Feature, Singles, 2nd prize
Photographer

Edward Ettinger

Ogonyok

01 July, 1989

The first nationwide strike in the Soviet Union. Although miners are relatively well paid, the strike spread rapidly across the country. When half a million miners, representing 40 per cent of Soviet coal production, had downed tools, most of their demands were met.

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Edward Ettinger

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