Krasnyi Luch


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Krasnyi Luch

 

an urban-type settlement in Bezhanitsy Raion, Pskov Oblast, RSFSR, 15 km from the Sushchevo rail-road station. It has a glassworks.


Krasnyi Luch

 

(formerly Krindachevka), a city in Voroshilovgrad Oblast, Ukrainian SSR (Donbas), 62 km from Voroshilovgrad. Terminal station of a branch line of the Debal’tsevo-Zapovednaia railroad line; population, 103,000 (1972). The city is an important center for the coal industry. There are plants for machine building, automotive repair, and ore-mining machinery repair; two plants producing reinforced-concrete structures, a furniture factory, and a garment factory are also located in the city. The general engineering department of the Kommunarsk Mining and Metallurgical Institute and a mining technicum are in Krasnyi Luch. Nearby is the Shterovka State Regional Electric Power Plant. Krasnyi Luch was founded in the late 19th century and became a city in 1926.

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Zakharchenko's statement that the city was surrounded came hours after the rebels' top commander said Ukrainian forces had seized a key town, Krasnyi Luch, effectively cutting Donetsk and nearby territory off from the rest of the rebel-held east.
Denying the involvement of rebels in the attack, a separatist rebel, Sergei, from nearby Krasnyi Luch, said that the rebels do not possess the weapons required to shoot a plane at such height.
A separatist rebel from nearby Krasnyi Luch, called Sergei, added: "From my balcony I saw a plane begin to descend from a very great height and then heard two explosions.