an industrial region in E Ukraine in the plain of the Rivers Donets and lower Dnieper: the site of a major coalfield: Also called: Donets Basin
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How to use Donbass in a sentence
The Donbass region is a harder nut to crack—the Ukrainians are determined to keep it.Putin Is Lying on Ukraine—and the West Can’t Stop Him | Jamie Dettmer | November 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They served in the volunteer Donbass Battalion, one of three specially organized National Guard battalions.Bitter Survivors and Caravans of Coffins from Ukraine’s “Eastern Boiler” | Anna Nemtsova | September 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Unlike the dreary industrial region of Donbass where the fighting is concentrated, Crimea has great potential as a tourist center.
In the past three months over 2,500 civilians have been killed in the crossfires of Donbass.Putin and Poroshenko Agree to… Think About a Ukraine Ceasefire | Anna Nemtsova | September 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As a result of the violent war in Donbass, more and more Ukrainians say their country should join NATO.Putin and Poroshenko Agree to… Think About a Ukraine Ceasefire | Anna Nemtsova | September 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST