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Donetsk

[ duh-netsk; Russian duh-nyetsk ]
/ dəˈnɛtsk; Russian dʌˈnyɛtsk /
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noun
a city in eastern Ukraine, in the Donets Basin.
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Formerly Stalin, Sta·li·no [stah-luh-noh; Russian stah-lyi-nuh], /ˈstɑ ləˌnoʊ; Russian ˈstɑ lyɪ nə/, Yu·zov·ka [Russian yoo-zuhf-kuh] /Russian ˈyu zəf kə/ .
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Donetsk
/ (Russian daˈnjɛtsk) /

noun
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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