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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a city and the administrative center of Šalčininkai Raion, Lithuanian SSR. Šalčininkai is located 45 km southeast of Vilnius on the Vilnius-Lida highway and has a railroad station on the Vilnius-Lida line. The city has an alcohol plant and a production combine whose products, made of fiber glass reinforced plastics, include boats and launches.

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Born in Salcininkai, the 24-yearold coach also works as a basketball trainer in the Capital Basketball School and as a physical education teacher in a kindergarten.
One of the infected animals was found in Salcininkai and the other in Varena, 5 km and 40 km, respectively, from the Belarus border (7).
The data are absent about the state of 45 dams (in Raseiniai, Salcininkai, Utena, Varena districts).
The largest populations are in Utena, Moletai, Zarasai, Varena, Vilkaviskis, and Salcininkai districts.
The smallest numbers are in the Prienai (100), Skuodo (161), Salcininkai (113), Zarasai (141) regions.
What do you make of the recent defense drill in the Salcininkai district in Eastern Lithuania?
Municipality of Salcininkai, southeastern Lithuania, has dismissed as provocation the recent exercise of deterring a saboteur attack.
I've travelled around the country for work, not only Kaunas and Klaipeda, but also Ignalina and Salcininkai. I'm looking forward to the opportunity to see a bit more of Lithuania for pleasure, for example returning to the Curonian Spit again this year, or visiting some of the national parks north of Vilnius.
"I believe that if it is possible, digital terrestrial broadcasts should cover all of Lithuania, not only this region," he said reporters in Salcininkai, a town in southeastern Lithuania with a large Polish minority population.
A long column of buses stood near the parliament building - the majority of participants, schoolchildren and teachers, was brought by hired buses from the south-eastern Lithuanian town of Salcininkai and other places on the border with Belarus, where the Valdemar Tomasevski-led Lithuania's Polish Electoral Action is the single ruling party.
VILNIUS - Be2gether, a Woodstock-style three-day outdoor festival of crazy rock and other modern music, will be held in Norviliskes (Salcininkai region), some 50 meters from the Lithuanian-Belarusian border on June 25-27.