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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement and center of Bashtanka Raion, Nikolaev Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Located 11 km from the Iavkino railroad station, it has a population of 7,700 (1968). There is a construction materials factory and a forest reclamation station.
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