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Belomorsk

 

a city, administrative center of Belomorsk Raion, Karelian ASSR. It is located on islands at the point where the White Sea-Baltic Canal enters the White Sea. It is a seaport and a junction for railroads leading to Petrozavodsk, Murmansk, and Obozerskaia. Population, 16,000 (1968). Commercial fishing is carried on, and there are sawmill and woodworking combines and a commercial wharf. The city was formed in 1938 from the ancient seaside village of Soroki and the settlement of Solunin.

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37) Despite this success, Finns had been active, too, and founded a national missionary organization called "Vienan Karjalaisten Liitto" (Union of Belomorsk Karelians, 1906) to educate the minds of Karelian people about their ethno-linguistic links with the Finns and propagate the Lutheran religion in 49 borderland schools, which taught 1,967 pupils in 1917.
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