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stalinogorsk

city, Tula oblast (province), western Russia, situated on the upper Don River. Founded in 1930 as Bobriki, the town developed as a major chemical centre, making fertilizers and plastics and mining lignite (brown coal). Pop. (1993 est.) 145,000.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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