Luhansk


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Luhansk

(lo͞ohänsk`), 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, textiles, and foodstuffs. It was founded in 1796 around a cannon foundry, and is the oldest center of the Donets Basin. Named Luhansk in 1889, it was called Voroshilovgrad from 1935 to 1958 and Luhansk from 1959 to 1969. Renamed Voroshilovgrad in 1970, it was once again renamed Luhansk in 1990. In 2014 the city and its region became, along with DonetskDonetsk
, city (1990 est. pop. 1,120,000), capital of Donetsk region, E Ukraine, on the Kalmius River. The largest industrial center of the Donets Basin and one of the largest in Ukraine, it has coal mines, coking plants, iron and steel mills, machinery works, and chemical
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, a center of the pro-Russian uprising against the Ukrainian government.
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Two violations of ceasefire regime were registered over last 24 hours," Luhansk Inform Center quoted LPR people's militia as saying, Itar-Tass reported.
The latest landmine incident occurred in the village of Donetsky, around 50km (31 miles) west of separatist-controlled Luhansk city, Ukrainian military spokesman Oleksander Motuzyanyk said in a daily televised briefing.
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