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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city (since 1947) in Vologda Oblast, RSFSR. Landing on the left bank of the Severnaia Dvina, 26 km north of Velikii Ustiug. It has a large flax combine (producing towels, tablecloths, and other linen articles), a brickyard, and a garment factory.
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