(Opinion of Bloomberg) — In 1930, Joseph Stalin ordered the construction of the Mariupol Iron and Steel Plant — one of his mega-projects to industrialize the Soviet Union. For a time, the complex was one of the world’s largest steel mills. Nearly a century later, another Stalinist Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, ordered its destruction.

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