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Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat

Полиграфкомбинат, Калинин

The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat (printing plant) was located at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street) in the city of Kalinin (Tver) northwest of Moscow. Throughout its existence, the printer was allocated different names depending on the various state-owned trusts that handled its operations. For example, in the mid-1950s to early 1960s, the plant was a contract printer for Sovnarkhoz RSFSR (Regional Council of National Economy of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic). Sovnarkhoz was an economic reorganization that began in 1957 and led to over 100 "economic regions" to reduce the top-down approach to local economies. From the late 1950s to the 1970s, the printer was under the management of Glavpoligrafprom (Main Directorate of the Printing Industry), and in the mid-1970s, it was under the management of the printing trust of Soiuzpoligrafprom (All-Union Association of Printing Enterprises).