The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement, administrative center of Vargashi Raion, Kurgan Oblast, RSFSR. Vargashi’s railroad station is 39 km east of Kurgan. Population, 8,500 (1966). There is a plant producing fire-fighting equipment.
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