Donetsk

[ duh-netsk; Russian duh-nyetsk ]
/ dəˈnɛtsk; Russian dʌˈnyɛtsk /

noun

a city in E Ukraine, in the Donets Basin.
Formerly Stalin, Stalino, Yuzovka.
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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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