It is a big-shouldered city, a Russian version of poet Carl Sandburg's Chicago, and one that is proud of its industrial muscle. The toughness of Rostov-on-Don, which lies on the mighty Don River 960 km south of Moscow, is exemplified by the powerful combines that are built at the Rostelmash, a farm-equipment factory, and work the fertile lands outside the city.By MALCOLM GRAY6 min
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