Torez


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Torez

 

(until 1964, Chistiakovo), a city under oblast jurisdiction in Donetsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Population, 116,100 (1975). Torez has a railroad station on the Chernukhino-Ilovaisk line. Coal is mined near the city. Industrial establishments include an electrical equipment plant, a factory that manufactures reinforced-concrete mine supports, a shop specializing in machine repairs, a milk plant, a meat-packing plant, a food processing combine, and a furniture factory. A general technology department of the Donetsk Polytechnic Institute, a mining technicum, and a medical school are in the city. Torez was named for M. Thorez.

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After a 17-hour journey from the town of Torez in rebel territory, the train carrying the bodies pulled into a station in Kharkiv, a government-controlled city where Ukrainian authorities have set up their crash investigation centre.
Flight MH17 of Malaysia Airlines en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was blown/ crashed Torez city of Donetsk area of Eastern Ukrainian where separatists are fighting against Ukrainian forces, DND reported.
In a statement, Mr Razak said he had spoken personally to Mr Borodai and agreed that the remains of 282 victims of the crash, accompanied by six Malaysian members of the recovery team, will be moved by train this evening from Torez to the city of Kharkiv, where they will be handed over to Dutch officials.
Deputy head of the OSCE mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug, back to camera, |speaks to a member of Netherlands' National Forensic Investigations Team as a train loaded with bodies of the passengers departs the station in Torez
Meanwhile, the remains of 282 of the crash victims are being moved by train from the eastern Ukrainian city of Torez to Kharkiv in northeastern Ukraine, Najib said.