Tag: donetsk

  • 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 ...

  • Pervomaysk

    The town of Pervomaysk is situated in the Luhansk Oblast of Ukraine. It was previously known as Pertomaryekvka, but was renamed in 1938. The Luhansk oblast, shares the Donets Basin with the Donetsk Oblast. Both of these oblasts in Ukraine are mining regions. The history of Pervomaysk is torn between these industries that remain today, and the once feared silo that was destroyed.

  • Luhansk Oblast

    Before 1938, Luhansk - an oblast in Ukraine - was part of the Donetsk Region. After 1938 Donetsk was divided into two parts, one was called Voroshylovograd and the other was called Stalin. Later, in 1958 the Donetsk Region was renamed and called Luhansk. Today Luhansk Oblast takes up an area of 26.7 thousand square kilometers with a population of about 2.9 million people. Luhansk has a high ...

  • 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 ...