Sasovo


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Sasovo

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction and administrative center of Sasovo Raion, Riazan’ Oblast, RSFSR; located on the Tsna River of the Oka River basin. Railroad station on the Riazan’-Ruzaevka line, 184 km southeast of Riazan’. Population, 29,000 (1975). Sasovo has a food industry, represented by a meat-packing plant and dairy combine. There are plants producing commercial equipment, agricultural machinery, and rein-forced-concrete items; there are also railroad-transport enterprises. The city has garment, weaving, and furniture factories. A plant for the production of automatic transfer lines is under construction (1975). Educational institutions include technological and agricultural technicums and a civil aviation pilot school. Sasovo became a city in 1926.

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At an obkom plenum in January 1960, Kabanov boasted that his Sasovo district had submitted 2,700 tons in 1958, had just totted up 10,293 tons in 1959, and was now relishing the prospect of meeting its obligation of "around 14,000 tons" in 1960.
For example, the UOC-MP complained that it was informed on April 6, 2005, by the government of Zakarpattya Oblast that it must vacate churches in the villages of Korolevo, Sasovo, Cherna, Veryatsya, Khyzha and Kelechyn; the church buildings were to be turned over to the UGCC.
With rebellion threatening the entire district, an armed detachment to deal with the unrest was formed in the neighboring district of Sasovo, comprised of members of the railway security forces and the Sasovo militia.