The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Blizniuki Raion, Kharkov Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. A railroad station (Bliznetsy) on the Lozovaia-Slaviansk line. Population, 7,200 (1968). There is a creamery and a brickyard.
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