The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Sverdlovsk Oblast, RSFSR. Located on the Vyia River (a tributary of the Tura) 7 km north of the Kachkanar railroad station. Population, 5,000 (1968). Iron ore is mined at Valerianovsk by the opencut method.
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