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Gorki:

see Nizhny NovgorodNizhny Novgorod
, formerly Gorky
or Gorki,
city (1989 pop. 1,438,000), capital of Nizhny Novgorod region and the administrative center of the Volga federal district, E European Russia, on the Volga and Oka rivers.
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, Russia.

Gorki

 

a city; administrative center of Goretskii Raion, Mogilev Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, on the Pronia River (Dnieper basin), 3 km from the Pogodino railroad station (on the Orsha-Krichev line). Population, 22,000 (1970).

Gorki has a flax-treatment plant, a butter and cheese plant, a cannery (producing fruits, vegetables, and pickled products), a juice and extract plant, and a plant producing rein-forced-concrete items. There is also extraction of peat. The Byelorussian Agricultural Academy is located in Gorki.

Gorki

, Gorky
Maxim , pen name of Aleksey Maximovich Peshkov. 1868--1936, Russian novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer, noted for his depiction of the outcasts of society. His works include the play The Lower Depths (1902), the novel Mother (1907), and an autobiographical trilogy (1913--23)