The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Karaganda Oblast, Kazakh SSR. Railroad station 28 km northeast of the city of Balkhash. Population, 4,100 (1968). The main industry is molybdenum mining.
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