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Volgograd (Russian: Волгогра́д (help·info); IPA: [ˌvɐlɡəˈɡrat]), formerly called Tsaritsyn (Russian: Цари́цын (help·info)) (1589–1925) and Stalingrad (Russian: Сталингра́д (help·info)) (1925–1961) is an important industrial city and the administrative center of Volgograd Oblast, Russia. It is 80 kilometres (50 mi) long, north to south, situated on the western bank of the Volga River and has... Full
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