Emerald in the Rough: The great treasures of Russia

RT's off to where Europe meets Asia to explore Russia's fourth largest city that stands on the natural boundary between the two continents, in RT's Close-Up. Our destination is Yekaterinburg, nestled in the mineral-rich Ural mountains and home to renowned jewelry specialists. But despite areas around the city teeming with gems, local craftsmen are importing precious stones from abroad. RT's Tom Barton went to find out why. RT on Twitter twitter.com RT on Facebook www.facebook.com

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