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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Donetsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, under the jurisdiction of the Kramatorsk city soviet. Shabel’kovka is 4 km from Kramatorsk. The settlement has a vegetable and dairy sovkhoz and a sovkhoz where fruit plants are raised for transplantation. Most of the inhabitants of Shabel’kovka work in enterprises in Kramatorsk.

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