Modern buildings in Chelyabinsk.Licensed from iStockPhoto
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city in SW Russia, in the S Urals: pop. 1,125,000
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A city of southwest Russia south of Yekaterinburg. Founded in 1736 as a Russian frontier outpost, it is a major metallurgical and industrial center. Population: 1,100,000.