The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Malaia Vishera Raion, Novgorod Oblast, RSFSR, on the Bol’shaia Vishera River (Volkhov basin). Railroad station on the Bologoe-Leningrad line. Population, 2,700 (1968). There is a glass plant.
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