The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Dzerzhinsk Raion, Zhitomir Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, 30 km from the Kurnoe railroad station (on the Zhitomir-Novograd-Volynskii line). Population, 2, 900 (1968). There is a glass factory.
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