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a city in the central part of Andreapol’ Raion, Kalinin Oblast, RSFSR. It is situated on the upper reaches of the Western Dvina River. Its railway station is on the Bologoe-Velikie Luki line. In 1968 it had a population of 12,000. Its industries include timber (logging and a lumber complex) and lime and porcelain plants. It was given the status of a city in 1967.

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(49) Of Russian-Jewish descent, Berlin was born and lived in the Russian Empire, first in Riga and then in Andreapol and Petrograd, until his emigration to London in 1921 with his parents at the age of 11.