The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in the Pervomaisk Raion, Altai Krai, RSFSR. The railroad station (Povalikha) is 32 km to the north of Barnaul. Population, 7,800 (1969). There is a vegetable canning factory and furniture production.
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