from E of Armavir is the former state farm of Zhdanov
(until 1953 Sovkhoz #2), named after Andrei Alexandrovich Zhdanov,
1896-1948, Colonel-General, PolitBuro member, and Central
Committee secretary for ideology.
On reaching the
Marz capital of Armavir
(till recently Hoktemberian), the main road passes under a large
red stone overpass. Turning
right before the overpass, one enters the city, passing on the
right the Armavir Cognac factory.
Armavir also boasts a hotel,
restaurants, and a