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Founded in 1387.  Damaged by the war between Russia and China in 1904-05. Conquered by the Japanese in 1937 and built into an advanced metallurgical manufacturing city. The Russians dismantled and looted its machinery in 1945-46. In the 1950s the city was being rebuilt. In 1994, Anshan had a population of 1.4 million.