Krivoy Rog


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Krivoy Rog

a city in SE Ukraine: founded in the 17th century by Cossacks; iron-mining centre; iron- and steelworks. Pop.: 658 000 (2005 est.)
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Until mid-2016, Tsoma worked as a welder at a metallurgical factory in Krivoy Rog, but abundant advertisements that promised highpaying jobs in the Polish and Lithuanian construction sectors lured him away from home.
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