27 April 2003, 19:08

Svetlograd

Centre of Petrovskoye rayon (sector) of Stavropol kray (region), 85 km north-east of Stavropol. Located in Ciscaucasia, on the Stavropol Upland, on the Kalaus River (an inflow of the Vostochny Manych). Junction of the Kavkazskaya - Elista railway line (68 km to the town of Blagodatny) and motor roads. Population (1992 est.) 38.3 thousand, (1979 est.) 33.9 thousand.

Until 1965, it was known as the village of Petrovskoye, then the city of Svetlograd. Present Svetlograd has a small-ware weaving mill; a meat-processing plant, a battery farm, a food complex; a butter-and-cheese factory and a winery; production of building materials; railway transport. Agricultural centre. A branch of the Stavropol Museum of Local Lore.

All news
ДАННОЕ СООБЩЕНИЕ (МАТЕРИАЛ) СОЗДАНО И (ИЛИ) РАСПРОСТРАНЕНО ИНОСТРАННЫМ СРЕДСТВОМ МАССОВОЙ ИНФОРМАЦИИ, ВЫПОЛНЯЮЩИМ ФУНКЦИИ ИНОСТРАННОГО АГЕНТА, И (ИЛИ) РОССИЙСКИМ ЮРИДИЧЕСКИМ ЛИЦОМ, ВЫПОЛНЯЮЩИМ ФУНКЦИИ ИНОСТРАННОГО АГЕНТА.

November 27, 2021 18:48

  • Georgian analysts treat Garibashvili's call for dialogue with Russia as blackmail of the West

    By means of the statement by Irakli Garibashvili, the Prime Minister of Georgia, about the need for progress in relations with Russia, Georgian authorities are trying to make it clear to the West that they are independent in shaping their politics. But in reality, Georgia has no discussion topics with Russia, except for the issue of returning the territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, the Georgian analysts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe.

November 27, 2021 18:24

  • Military's remains found in Nagorno-Karabakh

    In the vicinity of Varanda, Karabakh rescuers have found remains of a military serviceman, bringing the total number of bodies and remains of Armenian militaries and civilians found in the Karabakh conflict zone to 1702.

November 27, 2021 17:27

November 27, 2021 16:32

  • Court refuses to reconsider riot case in Ganja

    The Baku Court of Appeal (BCA) has dismissed the defence's motion that asked to consider the complaint against the verdict to Yunis Safarov and 11 other figurants in the case of the events in Ganja with a repeated full or partial judicial investigation.

November 27, 2021 12:27

  • Court of Appeal confirms Kocharyan's innocence

    The Court of Appeal has rejected the complaint lodged by the Prosecutor's Office, which demanded to cancel the decision to stop the criminal prosecution of Robert Kocharyan, the second President of Armenia, under the case of dispersing a rally in Yerevan on March 1-2, 2008.

News archive