Odoev

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Odoev

 

an urban-type settlement and the administrative center of Odoev Raion, Tula Oblast, RSFSR. It lies on the left bank of the Upa River (a tributary of the Oka), 24 km north of the Arsen’evo railroad station on the Gorbachevo-Kozel’sk line. The main enterprises are a dairy, a cannery, and a poultry hatchery. Odoev is first mentioned in historical sources in the second half of the 14th century, when it belonged to the Odoevskii princes. From 1407 to the middle of the 15th century, it was part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

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