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a city (until 1951, the settlement of Tashino) and administrative center of Pervomaisk Raion, southern Gorky Oblast, RSFSR. Terminus (Pervomaisk-Gor’kovskii station) of a 55-km railroad branch line from the Gorky-Saransk line 189 km south of Gorky. Population, 16,000 (1974). The city has a brake plant, a logging and timber distribution establishment, a needlework and embroidery factory, and a milk plant.
a city under oblast jurisdiction and administrative center of Pervomaisk Raion, Nikolaev Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Located on the Iuzhnyi Bug River at the influx of the Siniukha River. Railroad station on the Balta-Gaivoron line. Population, 68,500 (1974; 33,000 in 1939; 44,000 in 1959; 59,000 in 1970).
Pervomaisk has a plant that builds machinery and the Fregat plant that manufactures water sprinklers. It also has a sugar refinery, a brewery, a combine for canned-milk products, and poultry-processing and meat-packing plants. In addition, there are factories that produce clothing, furniture, plastic articles, and construction materials. Educational institutions include the engineering department of the Odessa Technological Institute for the Refrigeration Industry and a medical school. The city has a museum of local lore.
a city (since 1938) under oblast jurisdiction in Voroshilovgrad Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Located on the Lugan’ River, a tributary of the Severskii Donets. Railroad station on the Debal’tsevo-Popasnaia line. Population, 45,400 (1974). Coal is mined near Pervomaisk. The city has a shoe factory and plants that manufacture electrical machinery and reinforced-concrete articles. Educational institutions include a medical school, an evening electromechanical technicum, and a branch of the Ka-dievka Evening Mining Technicum.