The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Sakhalin Oblast, RSFSR; a port on the shore of the Tatar Gulf, 61 km west of the Smirnykh railroad station. Population, 5,400 (1968). Coal mining. Named in honor of N. K. Boshniak.
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