Nartkala


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Nartkala

 

(until 1967, Dokshukino), a city (since 1955); center of Urvanskii Raion, Kabarda-Balkar ASSR. Railroad station (Dokshukino) on the Prokhladnyi-Nal’chik branch line, 32 km northeast of Nal’chik. Population, 20,000 (1972). The city has a chemical combine, a cannery, a winery, a tire-repair plant, a plant producing reinforced-concrete items, gravel and corngrading plants, and a garment factory.

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Two gunmen, who put up armed resistance to policemen during an identity checkup, were destroyed in the town of Nartkala, the Urvan district of Kabardino-Balkaria overnight to Tuesday, a source in the republican branch of the Prosecutor General's Office Investigation Committee (SKP) told Itar-Tass.
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