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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 ...

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    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 ...

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    Horlivka

    Horlivka is an interesting city linked closely to the large town of Barnsley in South Yorkshire in England. With a population of over 292,000 people, it is most famed as the main center for coal mining and the chemical industry in Ukraine. The city of Horlivka lies within the Donetsk Oblast in eastern Ukraine.

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    Kramatorsk

    One of the many cities within the Donetsk Oblast is that of Kramatorsk, which gained its city status in 1932. Kramatorsk is known as an important machinery building center for the Donetsk region. It is located in the east of Ukraine about 80 kilometers north of Donetsk and boasts a population of over 200,000 people. This, however, has caused a bit of controversy and conflict as most believe ...

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    Mariupol

    The city of Mariupol is situated in the southeastern parts of Ukraine, which belongs to the Donets'k province. Mariupol is an Eastern European seaport and is located near the Kalmius River, which leads into the Azov Sea. The port provides a lot of work for many of the 500 thousand inhabitants in Mariupol and encourages industries like steel mills, which provide much of the products exported ...

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    Slavyansk

    Slavyansk is located within the province of Donetsk, which is stiuated in the eastern parts of Ukraine. When Slavyansk, also spelled Slovyansk, was first founded in 1676, it was a fortress called Tor. The military building was built near where two rivers, the Sukhyy Torets and Kazenyy Torets, joined together. These two rivers then merged together and became the Torets River, which eventually ...

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    Makijivka

    Makijivka is a city in Ukraine that has many interesting features and aspects to it. You will experience a unique difference whilst touring this city. Makijiyka has an important industrial role in Ukraine as it produces iron rails for the Russian rail network, and is involved in coal mining and steel production. These industries have developed and grown rapidly since 1914 when they had their ...

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    Donetsk

    If you are planning to travel to eastern Ukraine, you will no doubt be heading for the Donetsk Oblast. At the heart of this beautiful region you will find the city of Donetsk. The city serves as the administrative capital for the oblast and this fascinating city is one of the most beautiful and fruitful cities in Ukraine. Home to some 990 000 people, Donetsk is the fifth largest city in ...