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The land of timeless classics: Chelyabinsk Region

For centuries, Russia’s Chelyabinsk Region has been a defense powerhouse, arming the Tsars’ armies and establishing the Soviet Union’s formidable nuclear arsenals. But cold steel and nuclear weapons are not the only contributions the city has made.

For decades now, the region, located on the border between Europe and Asia, has been a manufacturing giant, producing everything from military watches to engraved metalworks. As RT discovered, some of those heirlooms of the past are experiencing a ...

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