The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Volgograd Oblast, RSFSR. Site of the Maxim Gorky Railroad Station (15 km west of Volgograd) and various railroad enterprises.

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Epidemic diseases that are associated with famine offer a way to document how widely famine had spread, and in April-June 1933, "an epidemic of typhus struck the industrial zones of Ukraine, the Central Black-Earth region, the lower and central Volga, the North Caucasus, the Urals, Kazakhstan, and Central Asia, as well as Gorkovskii Krai, Tataria, Bashkiria, and Yakutia." (9) Kondrashin also notes sharp declines in food availability and increased mortality rates in many Soviet cities and provinces.