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an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Ust’-Uda Raion, Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR. Ust’-Uda is situated on the right bank of the Angara River, 109 km northeast of the Zalari railroad station on the Trans-Siberian Railroad. The settlement has a logging and timber distribution establishment and a creamery.

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Ust-Uda, the Irkutsk region village in Asian part of Russian federation where Rasputin was born on March 15, 1937, was evacuated and flooded due to the construction of the Bratsk hydropower plant.