[duh-netsk; Russian duh-nyetsk]
- a city in E Ukraine, in the Donets Basin.
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Bershin, who worked with the Ukrainian police before rebels took control of Donetsk, says officers have to be extra vigilant.
Her house in Donetsk, she says, has been taken over by rebels and her family is now all but homeless.
In front of its offices in Donetsk, there is an armored military vehicle.
In Donetsk, there is at least the appearance of some sort of formalized legal process.
Artillery and mortar duels all around the outskirts of Donetsk rumble angrily every day.Should the U.S. Arm Ukraine’s Militias?
November 24, 2014
- a city in E Ukraine: the chief industrial centre of the Donbass; first ironworks founded by a Welshman, John Hughes (1872), after whom the town was named Yuzovka (Hughesovka). Pop: 992 000 (2005 est)Former names (from 1924 until 1961): Stalin, Stalino
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