Kurakhovo

Kurakhovo

 

a city in Mar’inka Raion, Donetsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Located on the bank of the Volch’ia River (Dnieper basin), 5 km from the Roia railroad station of the Krasnoarmeisk-Rutchenkovo line. Population, 16,000 (1970). Kurakhovo has a state regional electric power plant. Industry consists of a mechanical boiler plant, plants manufacturing prefabricated reinforced concrete and mineral batting, a construction plant, a bakery, and a cannery. Technical training centers include branches of the Zuevka Technicum of Energetics, an evening school, and of the All-Union Technicum of Power Construction.

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Ukrainian Armed Forces fired at the republic's settlements from Novoselovka, Kominternovo, Talakovka, Starognatovka, Peski, Opytnoye, Kurakhovo, Vodyanoye, Nevelskoye, Avdeyevka and Maryinka," the defense ministry said.
Anatoliy Stelmakh said Friday that the village of Kurakhovo, west of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, was hit by fire from Grad rockets and that the village of Berdyansk near the port city of Mariupol was hit by artillery and mortar fire during the night.
Unidentified people blew up the railroad between the towns of Krasnohorlivka and Kurakhovo in the Maryinsky district early in the morning," regional officials said, RIA Novosti reported.