Lugansk


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Lugansk,

Ukraine: see LuhanskLuhansk
, Rus. Lugansk, city (1989 pop. 497,000), capital of Luhansk region, E Ukraine, at the confluence of the Luhan and Vilkhivka rivers, in the Donets Basin. Its products include locomotives, processed coal, chemicals, steel pipes, mining equipment, machine tools,
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Lugansk

an industrial city in E Ukraine, in the Donbass mining region: established in 1795 as an iron-founding centre. Pop.: 454 000 (2005 est.)
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Official Kiev continues to fight against residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, calling them 'terrorists', despite the fact that they did not commit terrorist acts and did not take hostages.
"The law sets up the conditions for the forcible occupation of the territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions that are not controlled by Kiev, legalizes the deployment of the Ukrainian Armed Forces against civilians," the statement said.
Sans briller, les Red Devils ont enchaine un troisieme succes de suite toutes competitions confondues ce jeudi contre le Zarya Lugansk (1-0).
Those children are among nearly five million people living in the Donetsk and Lugansk region who are "totally dependent on two centralized water systems, both of which actually cross the front line of the conflict, and both systems have been damaged heavily during the conflict," Fellows said.
Meanwhile, Eduard Basurin, a senior insurgent commander, confirmed that the ceasefire in Donetsk and Lugansk regions was largely held, despite sporadic violations.
In the past year, more than 4,000 lives have been lost in separatist violence as a result of pro-Russian movements taking control of the administrative and regional centres of Donetsk and Lugansk. A ceasefire between Moscow-backed separatists and the Kiev government has been shaky at best, with the violence threatening to become the worst conflict between east and west since the end of the Cold War.
I have to remind that after the elections representatives of Donetsk and Lugansk reaffirmed the Joint Communique of the Donetsk People's Republic and Lugansk People's Republic of September 1, 2014 when they came to Minsk for the start of the talks.
SIR - How many people living in Cardiff, I wonder, remember that Lugansk in eastern Ukraine (now often spelt Luhansk: the actual sound is somewhere between the two) is one of Cardiff's twin cities as listed on the signs when entering the city.
HOW many people living in Cardiff, I wonder, remember that Lugansk in eastern Ukraine (now often spelt Luhansk) is one of Cardiff 's twin cities as listed on the signs when entering the city?
The pro-Kiev governor of the eastern Lugansk region Gennadiy Moskal on Saturday said two civilians had been killed in a village 15 kilometres northwest of Lugansk, while a security spokesman alleged that a convoy of more than 100 trucks and armoured vehicles had moved across the border from Russia on Friday.
Elections in Donetsk and Lugansk provinces, held on November 2 - defying another vote set for December - also reported a 60 percent turnout and support for incumbents who favor strong ties with Russia.