Krasnogvardeisk

Krasnogvardeisk

 

a city (until 1973, a settlement) and center of Bulungurskii Raion, Samarkand Oblast, Uzbek SSR, on the Bulungur Canal (branch from Zeravshan). Railroad station (Krasnogvardeiskaia) on the Tashkent-Samarkand line, 32 km northeast of Samarkand; population, 13,700 (1972). The city has a wine combine, a winery, a dairy, a brickyard, and other enterprises. It is also the site of a people’s amateur theater.

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On 20 August in the city of Krasnogvardeisk, another NKVD raion head gave unauthorized orders to blow up three bakeries, a factory, and an electric-power station, which deprived the city of bread, running water, and electricity.
Such open-pit mines as Lavrovo-Nickolayev, Volkovsky, Sibali, Uchali, Molodyozhny and the Gai group of pits are on the verge of closure, as are the underground mines Degtyar, Krasnogvardeisk, Lomovsk and Novo-Yezhovsky.