Fokino


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Fokino

 

(prior to 1964, the settlement of Tsementnyi), a city in Diat’kovo Raion, Briansk Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the Bolva River, a tributary of the Desna. Railroad station on the Briansk-Viaz’ma line. Fokino has two cement factories, plants producing ceramic drainage pipes and reinforced-concrete products, and a combine producing cement-asbestos products. The city, named in honor of I. I. Fokin, has an industrial technicum.

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by Noah Smith A radiation warning sign is seen on a fence at a nuclear waste disposal plant in the town of Fokino in Russia's far-eastern Primorsky region March 28, 2014.
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by Kamran Rehmat A radiation warning sign is seen on a fence at a nuclear waste disposal plant in the town of Fokino in Russia's far-eastern Primorsky region March 28, 2014.
by Javier Solana A radiation warning sign is seen on a fence at a nuclear waste disposal plant in the town of Fokino in Russia's far-eastern Primorsky region March 28, 2014.