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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city and administrative center of Sred-nekolymsk Raion, Yakut ASSR. Landing on the bank of the Kolyma River. Srednekolymsk has a milk plant and a livestock-raising sovkhoz. It was founded in 1644 as a penal colony.
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