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Volgodonsk

 

a city in Rostov Oblast, RSFSR. A port on the west bank of the Tsimliansk Reservoir. Has a railroad station (Volgodonsk) on the Morozovsk-Kuberle line. Population, 28,000 (1970).

Volgodonsk has a chemical complex based on petroleum products that are supplied from plants in the Caucasus, the Volga Region, and the Western Ukraine, an experimental plant for road machinery, and a timber-shipping combine. Volgodonsk was founded in connection with the construction of the Lenin Volga-Don Ship Canal and the Tsimliansk Hydroelectric Power Plant; it has had city status since 1956.

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Condemning terrorism, the Congress declared that the official organs of the Chechen republic had had nothing to do with the explosions that took place in 1999 in apartment buildings in Moscow, Volgodonsk and Buynaksk, and expressed the conviction that Chechens in general had played no part in the acts of terrorism that preceded the new war.
He also denounced the Chechens who had exploded bombs in houses in Moscow, Buinaksk and Volgodonsk.