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  • Luhansk Oblast

    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

    Bryanka

    Located in the Luhansk Oblast, lies a city by the name of Bryanka. It is still known for the same business and industry that it was founded on - mining. The city covers an area of approximately three hundred and fifty-four hectares, with the Lozovaya River running next to it. The Luhansk Region is not just known for mining cities such as Bryanka, but for the beauty that can be found on the ...

  • Regions

    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 ...

  • Luhansk Oblast

    Lysychansk

    If you travel to the eastern side of Ukraine you will find a truly beautiful region along the Donets River known as the Luhansk Oblast. It is here, amidst breathtaking panoramas that the landscape slowly changes to include a pretty little city known as Lysychansk. The city’s name can also be spelled ‘Lisicansk’ and it dates back to the 18th century when coal was first discovered in the ...

  • Luhansk Oblast

    Rubizhne

    In the Luhansk region of Ukraine, you will find a mid-sized city by the name of Rubizhne. For those living in the area, the city plays several important roles in the economy of Ukraine. It serves as a center of technical education and has a massive engineering industry. But, at the heart of it all, Rubizhne in Ukraine is home for thousands. There are approximately 65,000 people living in ...