Vorkuta is a coal-mining town in the Komi Republic, Russia, situated just north of the Arctic Circle in the Pechora coal basin at the Usa River. Population: 70,548 (2010 Census); 84,917 (2002 Census); 115,646 (1989 Census).Vorkuta is the fourth largest city north of the Arctic Circle and the easternmost town in Europe.
The Vorkuta Uprising was a major uprising of the labor camp inmates at the Vorkuta Gulag in Vorkuta, Russia in July–August 1953, shortly after the arrest of Lavrentiy Beria. The uprising was violently stopped by the camp administration after two weeks of bloodless standoff.
Vorkuta Airport (IATA: VKT, ICAO: UUYW) is a small airport in the Komi Republic, Russia located 3 km west of Vorkuta. It services small airliners.
The Vorkuta State Drama Theatre is located in the Russian city Vorkuta. It was opened in 1943 in the Gulag.
The Vorkuta is a river in Komi Republic, Russia. It is a right tributary of the Usa.
Vorkuta is a town in the Komi Republic, Russia.
Between 25 and 29 February 2016, a series of explosions caused the deaths of 36 people, including 31 miners and five rescue workers, in a coal mine near the city of Vorkuta, Komi Republic, Russia. The explosions were believed to be caused by ignition of leaking methane gas.
Voruta may have been the capital city of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Kingdom of Lithuania during the reign of king Mindaugas in the 13th century. Voruta is mentioned briefly only once in written sources and its exact location is unknown.
Severstal is a Russian company mainly operating in the steel and mining industry, headquartered in Cherepovets.
The Vorkutlag , sometimes Vorkuta Gulag, was one of the major Soviet era GULAG labor camps, full name Воркутинский исправительно-трудовой лагерь (Vorkuta Corrective Labor Camp). It was located in the Pechora River Basin, in the Komi Republic, part of the European region of Russia, located 1,900 kilometres (1,200 mi) from Moscow and 160 kilometres (99 mi) above the Arctic Circle.
The Vorkuta's Football team activities page. Related with social media posts of Vorkuta's games and scheduled events. Match records planned for future dates as well as home and away matches. Plan a trip and experience the excitement of the match on the spot!