Olekminsk

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Olekminsk

 

a city and administrative center of Olekminsk Raion, Yakut ASSR. Olekminsk is a landing on the left bank of the Lena River, 650 km southwest of Yakutsk. It has a logging and timber distribution establishment, as well as a museum of local lore. Olekminsk was founded in 1635 opposite the mouth of the Olekma River; it was later moved 12 km upstream on the Lena.

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Aged 55 and born in Olekminsk, in Yakutia, Yakovlev was Sobchak's deputy until just before the June 1996 elections when he denounced the mayor for neglecting the city's inhabitants.
Decree No.21/13 of the Olekminsk County Council Presidium, 31 October