Ponyri

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ponyri

 

an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Ponyri Raion, Kursk Oblast, RSFSR. Railroad station on the Kursk-Orel line, 76 km north of Kursk. Ponyri has a hemp mill, a butter factory, a brickyard, and a poultry hatchery. The Battle of Kursk of 1943 Historical Memorial Museum is located in Ponyri.

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