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    Donetsk Oblast

    The Donets'k Oblast or Region was established in the southeastern parts of Ukraine on July 17, 1932. The Donets'k Region is 26.5 thousand square km making it one of the largest Oblasts in the country. This region has five million inhabitants and is home to all the important industrial companies. In 1970 UNESCO acknowledged Donets'k as one of the cleanest industrial regions throughout the ...

  • Donetsk Oblast

    Artemivsk

    Artemivsk, formerly known as Bachmut, is the administrative center for the Artemivsky Raion. It was in 1571 that Bachmut was first established and it was in the late 18th century that it moved up to the status of ‘City’ in the year 1783. The name ‘Bachmut’ was based on the beautiful Bachmutka River, which still lies about 89 kilometers from the Donetsk Oblast. It was not until 1924 that ...