The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement and the administrative center of Iashkul’ Raion, Kalmyk ASSR. Iashkul’ is situated on the Elista-Astrakhan highway, 93 km east of Elista. The settlement has a fur factory and a brickyard.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.