Taishet

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Taishet

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction and administrative center of Taishet Raion, Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR. Railroad junction with lines to Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Abakan, and the Lena station. Population, 35,000 (1974).

Taishet has an automobile repair plant, a plant for the treatment of railroad ties, a hydrolysis plant, and a mica factory. There are some forestry and food industry enterprises. The city also has a medical school.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
We are also continuing to finance the construction of the Taishet smelter, the first metal is expected by the end of the next year.
In 1952 in the Taishet camp system, Ivan Mikhailovich Evseev was certified an invalid by a medical commission and transferred to a special camp, where "they harnessed us, invalids, in teams of four to sledges and drove us into the forest to collect firewood.
The first phases of the pipeline have raised its capacity to 30m t/y (600,000 b/d) from the town of Taishet to Skovorodino.
(40) Kisa sure sonra da Rusya'nin petrol boru hatlarindan sorumlu devlet sirketi olan Transneft uc asama ile insa edilecek olan Rusya'nin Taishet bolgesinden Pasifik okyanusundaki sahiline ulasacak olan bir hattin yapilacagini aciklamistir.
One half of that oil went along an existing pipeline to the Chinese city of Taishet while the other was transported by tanker car to Kozmino.
UC RUSAL will also study the feasibility of inviting NORINCO to supply anode production equipment for the Taishet aluminum smelter which is under construction.
Russia's state development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) and the Chinese Development Bank (CDB), have agreed to provide about USD1.5bn of project financing for construction of the Taishet aluminium smelter in Siberia, Dow Jones has reported, citing Interfax.
This Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean (ESPO) pipeline originates in Taishet, in Russia's far eastern regions, and should eventually reach the Pacific coast at Perevoznaya Bay.
The ESPO's first section, from Taishet to Skovorodino, is complete and can now pump crude, although as of September 2009 the line was running in reverse, moving crude into the existing western Siberian pipeline network.
It plans to link the Siberian city of Taishet near Lake Baikal and Russia's Pacific coast via Skovorodino, the midpoint of the entire route.