Entsiklopedia, vol. 25, page 526.
Translated from Russian by Boris
Feldblum of FAST.
Lyubar - urban settlement, is the
center of the Lyubar district in the
Zhitomir oblast' 1),
Ukrainian SSR. It is situated by the river
Sluch' (in the Pripyat' basin), 25km from
the Pechanovka railroad station on the
Berdichev-Shepetovka line. As of 1953,
there are elementary, middle and 7-grade
schools. There is a Culture House, and two
libraries. There is a butter producing
factory there. Wheat and sugar beets are
cultivated in the Lyubar Rajon; livestock
is produced there as well. There are three
Equipment-and-Tractor Repair facilities, a
Hydro-Electric Plant shared by several
collective farms, a hop-refinery, and a
Junior Veterinary College.
1) - oblast' -
administrative unit in the Soviet Union; each
Soviet republic was divided in a number of