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an urban-type settlement in Segezha Raion, Karelian ASSR, on the White Sea-Baltic Canal. Railroad station 60 km south of Belomorsk. It grew up in 1933 in connection with the construction of the canal. The settlement has transportation enterprises.

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As we mentioned above, the Volga river valley offset within the RT makes about 50 km on the average.
Anatoly Moskvin's apartment in the Volga River city of Nizhny Novgorod was a gruesome tableau of what looked like dolls.
The plane smashed into the banks of the Volga River, 150 miles north-east of Moscow killing 44 people on board.
Travelling on the Volga river is considered to be one of the best ways of viewing rural and traditional Russia.
The plane crashed into the Volga River on Wednesday, a clear day, moments after taking off near Yaroslavl, a city 240km northeast of Moscow.
Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry said the Yak-42 aircraft crashed as it left Tunoshna airport near the city of Yaroslavl, on the Volga River northeast of Moscow, yesterday.
The Yak-42 went down in sunny weather immediately after leaving an airport near the city of Yaroslavl, on the Volga River about 150 miles from Moscow.
The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry said the Yak-42 plane crashed into the shores of the Volga River immediately after leaving the airport near the western city of Yaroslavl, 150 miles north-east of Moscow.
IN MOURNING: Peter Hirsch TRAGEDY: Rescuers work at the crash site near the city of Yaroslavl, on the Volga River
Emergency workers quoted by Russian news agencies said they were still searching the waters of the Volga River where the plane crashed.
The sinking in the Volga River has brought international attention to a problem that has bedeviled Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union.