The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Sverdlovsk Oblast, RSFSR, on the left bank of the Neiva River (Ob’ basin), 25 km southwest of the Alapaevsk railroad station. Population, 3,300 (1968). Asbestos is mined there.
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