Chekanovskii

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Chekanovskii

 

an urban-type settlement in Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR. Chekanovskii is under the jurisdiction of the Bratsk city soviet and is situated on the Vikhorevka River, a tributary of the Angara. It has a railroad station (Anzebi) on the Taishet-Lena line, 12 km southwest of Bratsk. A brickyard, a logging and timber distribution establishment, and a wood-products combine are located in Chekanovskii.

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