Bystryi Istok

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Bystryi Istok

 

an urban-type settlement, administrative center of Bystryi Istok Raion, Altai Krai, RSFSR. It is 85 km southwest of the Biisk railroad station and is a port on the left bank of the Ob’ River. Population, 6, 800 (1968). There is a sugar refinery, a butter and cheese plant, a flour mill, and a furniture factory.

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