The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city, until 1938 a settlement, in Briansk Ob-last, RSFSR, with a railway station 47 km north of Briansk. Population, 27,000 (1970). The Diat’kov Crystal Factory is located there, as are woodworking enterprises and an industrial technicum.
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