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Horlivka

(hôr`ləfkə), Rus. Gorlovka, city (1989 pop. 337,000), E Ukraine, in the Donets Basin. It is a major coal-mining and industrial center, with a major chemical complex. Founded in 1867, it is dotted with huge slag and mine waste heaps.
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There were 16 children among the 164 Horlivka residents killed by the Kiev forces, the city mayoral office said as cited by the Donetsk news agency.
Insurgents wielding automatic weapons took control and hoisted their flag on top of the city council building Wednesday morning in the city of Horlivka in Donetsk region.
Volodymyr Rybak's funeral was held on Thursday in his home town of Horlivka.
A crowd stormed a police station in the town of Horlivka, near Donetsk, taking control of the building.
Masked pro-Russian men attack British photojournalist Frederick Paxton, second right, during the mass storming of a police station in the eastern Ukrainian town of Horlivka yesterday
A pro-Russian mob stormed a Ukrainian police station in Horlivka, another city near the Russian border.
The gunmen ignored the deadline and seized an airstrip near Slavyansk and an administrative building in the mining town of Horlivka.
Reachout - which stands for Reaching out to Autistic Children Of the Ukraine Trust - provides education for around 20 children with autism and other difficulties in Horlivka.
The Emergencies Ministry also reported one miner had died in a cave-in at a coal mine in Horlivka, north of Donetsk.
They also complained that in September 2006 the Horlivka City Court sentenced a man to 12 months in prison for hooliganism instead of the more serious crime of inciting religious hatred for the 2005 attack on two members of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Separatist military official Eduard Basurin said in a televised news conference yesterday that the government had lobbed artillery at Horlivka, a town under rebel control.
The government-controlled Donetsk regional administration said the rockets had been fired from the rebel-controlled Horlivka area, which is about 50 km away from Kramatorsk.