About Rubizhne

Rubizhne is a town in Luhansk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Its population is 61,657 (2009).

The town started growing from a train station built in 1904.

It is famous for its chemical and pharmaceutical plants and factories. The headquarters of "Microkhim", the largest Ukrainian producer of substances and medicines for cardiology, is cituated in Rubizhne. Also, one of the biggest plastic pipe plants of Ukraine, Runezhnoye Pipe Plant is located in the town.

Rubizhne is the town of birth of MMA Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko, and Olympic champion in fencing Vladimir Smirnov