The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Safonovo Raion, Smolensk Oblast, RSFSR. Railroad station 128 km northeast of Smolensk. It is the site of a dairy, a flax-processing mill, and a plant for the production of lime.
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