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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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.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 in Chimishliia Raion, Moldavian SSR, 2 km from the Bessarabskaia railroad station. Population, 13,300 (1968). Bessarabka has machine-repair shops and rail transport enterprises.
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