The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a town (from 1938) in Voroshilovgrad Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, 4 km from the Shipilovo railroad station (on the Rodakovo-Krasnyi Liman line). Population, 16,000 (1970). Coal-mining industry, a concentrating mill, and a grain combine are located there.
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