The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Suoiarvi Raion, Karelian ASSR, on the Irsta River in the Lake Onega basin. A railroad station, a lumber mill, and a building materials plant are located there.
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