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Map of Russia showing industry in about 1914
Map of the Russian Empire showing industry, c. 1914


  1. What do you notice about the location of the industrial centres?

  2. Where are most of the coalmines?

  3. What changes would have to be made if new factories were to be built in the east of Russia?