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Kholmsk

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction and the administrative center of Kholmsk Raion, Sakhalin Oblast, RSFSR. Located on the west coast of southern Sakhalin, on Nevel’skoi Gulf. Port on the Sea of Japan, on the Tatar Strait. Population, 43,000 (1974). A seagoing railroad ferry operates between Vanino and Kholmsk, which has a railroad station. Kholmsk is a center for ocean fishing and has ship-repair facilities. Industry includes a pulp and paper combine, a canning combine, a meat-packing plant, a brewery, and a building-materials plant. The city has a marine navigation school and a people’s amateur theater.

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Cargo ships suspected of containing North Korean coal arrived at two major South Korean ports in Incheon and Pohang in October, via the Russian port of Kholmsk, according to a June 27 U.N.
But the secretive Communist state has at least three times since then shipped coal to the Russian ports of Nakhodka and Kholmsk, where it was unloaded at docks and reloaded onto ships that took it to South Korea or Japan, the sources said.
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Additionally, the project has required major upgrades to the island's infrastructure, including roads, bridges, railway and Nogliki airport and Kholmsk port, all funded by Sakhalin Energy.
The spill has affected six kilometres of coastline near to the port of Kholmsk in the South of the island.
It will also estimate the tidal waves' arrival times on the countries' shores from eight points, including Pusan, Vladivostok and Kholmsk in Sakhalin.
They will examine the living conditions of some 250 Japanese residents in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Kholmsk and other locations in southern Sakhalin.