The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Prionega Raion, Karelian ASSR. It has a railroad station 20 km south of Petrozavodsk. A subsidiary of the Petrozavodsk mica factory is located there, as are facilities for breeding fur-bearing animals (blue fox).
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