Photos: The changing face of Mongolia

Photos: The changing face of Mongolia

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ULAANBATAAR, MONGOLIA - OCTOBER 18: Women wear traditional dress at Sukhbataar Square October 18, 2012 Ulaanbataar, Mongolia. Mongolia has been undergoing massive social, economic and political changes since gaining independence from China some 100 years ago, and removing itself from the Soviet Bloc more than 20 years ago. The Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine is Mongolia's biggest foreign investment project to date adding an estimated 35% value to the country's GDP. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

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Posted on October 24, 2012 at 8:53 AM

Mongolia has been undergoing massive social, economic and political changes since gaining independence from China some 100 years ago, and removing itself from the Soviet Bloc more than 20 years ago.

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