Kamensk-Shakhtinski

Kamensk-Shakhtinski

(kä`myĭnsk-shäkh`tyĭnskē), city (1989 pop. 72,000), SE European Russia, on the Donets River. A mining center of the Donets coal basin, the city is also an important producer of artificial fibers and mining machinery. Kamensk-Shakhtinski was founded in 1686 by Cossack settlers.
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