The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in the Karelian ASSR under the jurisdiction of the Sortavala city soviet. It has a railroad station 5 km from Sortavala. Industry is represented by a combine that produces furniture and ski equipment.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.