The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Sortavala Raion, Karelian ASSR. Located on the Iuvanioki River. It has a railway station 62 km north of the city of Sortavala. Population, 3,300 (1968). There is a metallurgical (reduction) plant.
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