The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Venev Raion, Tula Oblast, RSFSR, on the Shat River (a tributary of the Upa). It has a railroad station 15 km north of Novomoskovsk. Coal is mined near Gritsovskii, which is in the Moscow Basin.
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