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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a city (since 1950) in Kapsukas Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Kazlu-Rūda has a station on the Kaunas-Cher-niakhovsk railroad line, 36 km southwest of Kaunas. A branch line 102 km long goes from Kazlu-Ruda to the city of Alitus. There is a mechanical repair plant, a wood-products industry, and a logging and timber distribution establishment in the city.

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