The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in the Komi ASSR, 30 km from Vorkuta. Population, 13,900 (1969). Coking coal is mined (Pechora coal basin).
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