Ussuriysk

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Ussuriysk

(o͝o'so͝orēsk`), city (1989 pop. 158,000), Maritime Territory, Russian Far East, on the Suyfun River. It is a coal-mining center and a Trans-Siberian RR junction. A direct rail line to the Manchurian city of Harbin runs from Ussuriysk. Industries include food processing and clothing manufacture. The city was called Nikolsk-Ussuriski until 1935 and Voroshilov until 1957.
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