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  • proper noun a city in Inner Mongolia, China on the border with Russia and Mongolia

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Examples

  • Beijing and then a flight to Manzhouli, which is within spitting distance (not that I do that sort of thing) of the Russian border in Inner Mongolia.

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  • Day and night, long trains and convoys of trucks bring Siberian logs to China through gateways in Suifenhe, in Heilongjiang, and Manzhouli in Inner Mongolia.

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  • Day and night, long trains and convoys of trucks bring Siberian logs to China through gateways in Suifenhe, in Heilongjiang, and Manzhouli in Inner Mongolia.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Day and night, long trains and convoys of trucks bring Siberian logs to China through gateways in Suifenhe, in Heilongjiang, and Manzhouli in Inner Mongolia.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • As an ideological schism between the two Communist giants escalated into a full-blown conflict - bloody clashes erupted along their 4,300-km border in 1969 - the poor residents of Manzhouli had little contact with their Russian neighbors huddled in the Siberian cold only a few steps away.

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  • About $9.8 billion of goods passed through tiny Manzhouli in 2010, more than twice the amount just five years earlier.

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  • "Before, trade was zero, but now it is booming, and people's quality of life has benefited," says Li Yongsheng, a manager at the Manzhouli Border Economic Cooperation Zone, an industrial park founded by the government to foster business with Russia.

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  • A mere trickle of state-sponsored trade passed through the heavily fortified border, leaving Manzhouli's citizens dependent on a local coal mine for jobs.

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  • Today, however, Manzhouli is a testament to the wealth that can be created by connecting the world's great emerging economies.

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  • In downtown Manzhouli, Russian tourists troll for cheap Chinese-made boots and winter coats in shopping arcades, where the signs are in Cyrillic and the official haggling language is Russian.

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