The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Gomel’ Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, 12 km north of GomeF. A station on the Gomel’-Zhlobin railroad line. Population, 10,000 (1970). There is a large plant producing plate glass, glass tubing, and foam glass.
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