The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Donetsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, under the jurisdiction of the Torez city soviet. Population, 15,000 (1974). Pelageevka has a railroad station (Pelageevskii) on the Debal’tsevo-Ilovaiskoe line. Coal is mined in the area.
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