Shatsk


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Shatsk

 

a city and the administrative center of Shatsk Raion, Riazan’ Oblast, RSFSR. Shatsk is situated on the Moscow-Kuibyshev highway, 165 km southeast of Riazañ’ and 31 km south of the Nizhnemal’tsevo railroad station, which is on the Riazan’-Ruzaevka line. Established in 1553 as a fortified military post for the defense of the southern boundaries of the Russian state against invasion by the Tatars, Shatsk became a city in the Tambov Vicegerency in 1779 and a part of Tambov Province in 1796. Shatsk has a garment factory, a milk combine, and a plant producing liqueurs and spirits. The city also has an agricultural-mechanization technicum and a cultural-educational school.


Shatsk

 

an urban-type settlement in Liuboml’ Raion, Volyn’ Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Situated on the Iagodin-Kovel’ line, 33 km from the Liuboml’ railroad station, Shatsk has food-processing enterprises, an industrial combine, and a forestry technicum.

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