a city (until 1938, an urban-type settlement) in Donetsk Oblast. Ukrainian SSR; a railway junction. Population, 35,700 (1970). Debal’tsevo has plants for the maintenance and repair of metallurgical equipment and enterprises servicing rail transport, as well as a rail transport technicum. Debal’tsevo was founded in 1878.

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This was amply demonstrated in the battles at Debaltsevo, Donbass airport and Uovaisk, during which much of the fighting involved high intensity combat, including the extensive use of armor, artillery and multiple launch rocket systems, as well as drones and electronic warfare.
000 soldados regulares ucranianos en Debaltsevo, en el este de Ucrania.
The DPR announced at the end of July that it completed the withdrawal of weaponry of less than 100mm caliber from the contact line, leaving tanks only in "hot spots" to the north of Donetsk and in Debaltsevo.
UKRAINIAN SOLDIER FALLS: In Debaltsevo, located in the eastern Ukraine, a soldier fell from tank while they were withdrawing from an area seized by pro-Russian rebels, an amateur camera recorded.
Putin urged the Ukrainian governmentnot to prevent the soldiers in the Debaltsevo cauldron from surrendering, or at least not punish those who simply want to save their lives, Putin said, adding "Our mission is to save the lives of those caught in the cauldron, and to make sure that the situation does not inflame relations between Kiev and the rebels further,"
Unfortunately, Debaltsevo is on the front line in Donbass; what's left of it anyway.
Las fuerzas independentistas recuperaron cerca de 600 kilometros cuadrados, cercaron a miles de soldados ucranianos en la "olla" de Debaltsevo, y fortalecieron su avance hacia el estrategico puerto de Mariupol en el mar de Azov, con 500 mil habitantes.
Sukharevskaya wrote in a Vkontakte forum called "Overheard in Debaltsevo," using the Russian spelling common in the region.
But Private Yury Trush, who has been stationed in Debaltsevo since September, told (http://www.
Alors que Kiev et les separatistes se sont mutuellement accuses ces derniers jours des violations de la treve, Lavrov a exprime la [beaucoup moins que] vive preoccupation de la Russie [beaucoup plus grand que] face a une concentration presumee d'armes lourdes par l'armee ukrainienne pres de Debaltsevo, a Donetsk.
According to the account of the rebel official, however, Sapper had been sent that day to inspect three checkpoints -- in the towns of Debaltsevo, Chernukhino and Snizhne, all of which are within a 20-mile (30-kilometer) radius of where the plane went down.
Donetsk railroads are about to finish the Lugansk region traffic control with the base in Lugansk and Debaltsevo directorates.