Krasnoperekopsk


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Krasnoperekopsk

 

a city (settlement until 1966), administrative center of Krasnoperekopsk Raion, Crimean Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Located on the Perekop Isthmus, on the shore of Lake Staroe. It has a railroad station (Piatiozernaia) on the Dzhankoi-Kherson line. Population, 15,800 (1972).

Krasnoperekopsk is the site of a chemical plant that uses raw materials from Sivash Lake and a soda plant (under construetion, 1973). It also has enterprises of the food industry (a juice plant, a winery, a cannery, and a dairy) and a plant producing reinforced-concrete items. There is a folk museum in Krasnoperekopsk.

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Then, through a chance connection he joined a geological expedition to Crimea as an assistant, which led in turn to a job in a salt mine near Krasnoperekopsk, also in Crimea.
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A woman carries water cans on the bank of a section of the North-Crimean Canal outside the town of Krasnoperekopsk, in northern Crimea, in this May 10, 2014 file picture.