Voskresensk


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Voskresensk

 

a city; the administrative center of Voskresensk Raion, Moscow Oblast, RSFSR. Wharf on the left bank of the Moskva River. Railroad station 88 km southeast of Moscow. Population, 67,000 (1970). The chemical and building materials industries are its main manufactures. The chief enterprises are chemical and mineral-chemical combines (fertilizers), cement plants, the Krasnyi Stroitel’ Combine, and a machine-building plant (equipment for the building materials industry). There is a chemical-mechanical technicum. Voskresensk was founded in 1862 as a station settlement. It became a city in 1938.

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