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a city (since 1925) and administrative center of Novosokol’niki Raion, Pskov Oblast, RSFSR. A railroad junction on the Moscow-Riga and Leningrad-Kiev lines, it is located 287 km southeast of Pskov. The city has railroad transportation enterprises and a food-processing industry.

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