Kirovohrad

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Kirovohrad

(kē'rəvəhräd`), Rus. Kirovograd, city (1989 pop. 269,000), capital of Kirovohrad region, Ukraine, on the Inhul River. It is an agricultural trade center, with a large farm machinery plant. Other industries include food processing and the manufacture of agricultural machinery. Founded as a fortress in 1754, it was named Yelisavetgrad for Empress Elizabeth. Between 1881 and 1919 it was the scene of several pogroms. It was renamed Zinovievsk in 1924, Kirovo in 1936, and Kirovograd (Kirovohrad) in 1939.
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At the end of the note, he supplies Bernstein with his address in Elisavetgrad. Additional details and commentary are provided in my "Tolstoy in the Papers of Herman Bernstein: On Civic Freedoms, Pogroms, and the Jewish Question." I regret the typographical error beyond control in the just released article <<[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]>> [TEXT UNREADABLE IN ORIGINAL SOURCE.]>> where this same note is referenced and cited extensively in the Russian original: The more commonly used abbreviation YIVO should not have been omitted after the complete transcription of the same spelling from Yiddish into Latin script.
The library's manuscript department is presenting the Gospel of Elisavetgrad of 1600 and rare manuscripts of works by Gogol, Dostoyevsky and Chekhov, with the rare books department exhibiting 15th century West European incunabula and a collection of first editions by Giorano Bruno, reports RIA Novosti.