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The Volga River was turned into a machine by the Soviets. Then the machine broke.

STOYAN VASSEV Since nearly all Volga cities and towns—and Moscow, via the canal—end up using the river for their water supply, this pollution comes with a hefty bill for water treatment. “The worse the water in the Volga, the costlier it is to make it potable,” Demin notes. Given that the Volga basin is home […]