The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement and center of Krapivinskii Raion, Kemerovo Oblast, RSFSR. Landing on the left bank of the Tom’ River (a tributary of the Ob’), 60 km northeast of the Leninsk-Kuznetskii railroad station. It has a creamery and a sawmill.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.