The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Novgorod Raion, Novgorod Oblast, RSFSR. Railroad station (Rogavka) on the Leningrad-Novgorod line, 40 km northwest of Novgorod. The settlement has a large peat-processing enterprise and a building-materials combine.
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