Belogorsk


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Belogorsk

 

(until 1935, Aleksandrovsk; from 1935 to 1957, Kuibyshevka-Vostochnaia), a city in Amur Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the Zeisko-Bureinsk plain, on the Tom’ River (a tributary of the Zeia). A junction of railway lines (from Belogorsk there is a line to Blagoveshchensk, a distance of 108 km). Population, 53,000 (1969; 34,000 in 1939). It is an agricultural processing center, with a meat-packing combine, a flour combine, a vegetable-canning factory, and confectionery and macaroni products enterprises. Also in Belogorsk are the Amursel’mash Plant (agricultural machinery), a tire-repair plant, and an economics technicum. Belogorsk arose in 1860; it became a city in 1926.


Belogorsk

 

(until 1944, Karasubazar), a city, the administrative center of Belogorsk Raion, Crimea Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, 43 km northeast of Simferopol’. It is situated in the valley of the Biiuk-Karasu River, on the Simferopol’-Feodosiia highway. Population, 10,000 (1968). There are small industries and foodstuffs combines. In the raion there is gardening and viticulture.


Belogorsk

 

an urban-type settlement in Tisul’ Raion, Kemerovo Oblast, RSFSR. It is situated on the eastern spur of the Kuznetskii Alatau. It is the terminal railroad station on the branch from the Achinsk-Abakan line. Population, 4,400 (1969). Extraction of nepheline is carried out here.

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Chief Doctor Mikhail Danilov said the "extreme cold" conditions at the morgue made the woman suffer from "hypothermia." Although she was rushed to the Belogorsk hospital, she died later on the same day, the region's health ministry said.
This was fuelled by past leaders' manipulation of census counts: Residents of the remote eastern Siberian town of Belogorsk offered to co-operate if the Government switched the electricity back on, but they fear that it will be disconnected after the count.
Today, the fledgling new settlements are still without electricity and hot water, strung along the unpaved muddy roads on the outskirts of Simferopol, Bakhchiserai, Sudak, and Belogorsk. Mistrust and oppression are quietly brewing.