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.

References in periodicals archive ?
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.
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. LPR also completed the withdrawal of weaponry from the contact line, leaving tanks and armored vehicles only on positions near the Schastye settlement.
Shelling has been recorded near the cities of Donetsk, Gorlovka, Yenakiyevo, Dokuchayevsk and Debaltsevo, as well as the settlements of Tavricheskoye, Lukovo, Novaya Maryevka, Shirokino, Sakhanka, Spartak, Kalinovka, Zhabichevo, Shirokaya Balka and Yasnoye, the official added.
UKRAINE/DEBALTSEVO: Majority of Debaltsevo city, which has a strategic importance for pro-Russian groups in Ukraine, was seized.
The city of Donetsk (the area of the airport), Debaltsevo, Gorlovka, Yasinovataya, and Dokuchayevsk were under fire in the last 24 hours.
She talks every day to her husband who returned to Debaltsevo to protect their home.
TEHRAN (FNA)- More than 90% of Ukrainian troops have been pulled out of Debaltsevo, Spokesman for the Military Operation's Headquarters Anatoly Stelmakh told a news briefing Thursday morning.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Militias of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics (DPR and LPR) are controlling the larger part of the town of Debaltsevo, the DPR's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday, citing the latest data.