The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Rudnia Raion, Smolensk Oblast, RSFSR; railroad station 45 km west of Smolensk. The Steklopribor glassware plant is located there; peat mining is also important.
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