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Baikonur

Baikonur is a city in Kazakstan administered by Russia. It was constructed to service the Baikonur Cosmodrome and was officially renamed Baikonur in the 1990s. The original Baikonur is a mining town a few hundred kilometres northeast.

The fortunes of the city have varied according to those of the Soviet/Russian space program.

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