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Soviet Assigns 100,000,000 Rubles for Biro-bidjan

The Soviet Government has assigned 100,000,000 rubles for 1937 upbuilding work in Biro-Bidjan, autonomous Jewish territory in Soviet Siberia, it was announced today. The sum compares with a 1936 budget of 50,000,000 rubles.

It was also stated that in the current year, the territory will have to accept 20,000 new settlers and provide normal living conditions for them.