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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in the Estonian SSR, under the jurisdiction of the Kohtla-Järve city soviet. The settlement has a railroad station 144 km east of Tallinn. Shales are mined locally, and there are a number of wood-products enterprises.
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