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Donbass

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an industrial region in E Ukraine in the plain of the Rivers Donets and lower Dnieper: the site of a major coalfield

Donbass

 

(Donbas), a literary-artistic and sociopolitical journal, organ of the Writers’ Union of the Ukraine. Published bimonthly in Donetsk in Ukrainian and Russian. Founded in September 1923 as an almanac under the title Zaboi (Mine Face; in Arremovsk); in 1933 it was renamed Literaturnyi Donbass; in January 1968 it was turned into a journal. Among the persons who took an active part in its publication at various times were M. Slonimskii, A. Selivanovskii, G. Bagliuk, I. Le, P. Besposhchadnyi, B. Gorbatov, P. Baidebura, and A. Klochchia. In 1971 it had a circulation of approximately 19,000-21,000 copies.

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Before the conflict, Ukrainian programmes helped control HIV infections in the Donbass by providing sterile needles and syringes and methadone, a medicine the World Health Organisation recommends to reduce craving for heroin.
These people don't have homes, because their houses were destroyed," said Evgenya Velicho, coordinator of Donbass SOS in Kiev.
Luis Durnwalder, former president of the autonomous region of South Tyrol of Italy, said, "We had a similar situation in South Tyrol to the Donbass.
Kiev offered to hold national elections so that the Donbass could elect its own representatives to his government and he restored the status of the Russian language.
The conversation resulted in an agreement on a lasting ceasefire in Donbas.
Gerashchenko, on his Facebook page, said rebel forces in Ilovaisk had called up reinforcements after coming under pressure from pro-Ukrainian volunteer fighters from the so-called Donbass battalion.
We have noticed Petro Poroshenko's statement saying that his first visit from in Kiev in case of his victory in the presidential election will be to Donbass.
It helped Crimea, it will also help the Donbass,'' Shuleyko said.
The Donbass is in colossal danger," said Turchynov.
Donbass missed out on a place in the play-offs only by a single goal in their debut campaign last season but are well placed to make amends for that.
Shakhtar Donetsk 1 Manchester United 1 DAVID MOYES was denied a morale-boosting Champions League win in Donetsk last night - but still left the Donbass Arena as the first manager of an English team to nick a point from a trip to Shakhtar in this competition.
Neighbours Manchester United, in contrast, drew 1-1 at Shakhtar Donetsk, becoming the first English team to claim a point at the Donbass Arena.