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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement and center of Ol’-khovatka Raion, Voronezh Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the Chernaia Kalitva River, a tributary of the Don, Ol’khovatka is linked by a 27-km branch line with the Rossosh’ railroad station, which is on the Georgiu-Dezh-Millerovo line. It has a sugar-refining combine and a butter factory.



an urban-type settlement in Donetsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, situated on the Bulavin River (Mius River Basin), 7 km from the Debal’tsevo railroad junction. Lines from this junction go to Voroshilovgrad, Kamyshevakha, Donetsk, and Lozovaia. Coal is mined in the area.

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