Stalino


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Stalino:

see 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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, Ukraine.
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Stalino politika pasmerkiama, o jos reliktus siekiama visomis priemonemis pasalinti is zmoniu gyvenimo.
The town's name was changed to Stalino first and then in 1961 to Donetsk.
N AUGUST 17, 1930 a young Welsh journalist, Gareth Jones, wrote excitedly to his mother in Barry from the town of Stalino in Ukraine.
After the Russian revolution, it became Stalino in the Soviet Union and eventually Donetsk in Ukraine so, when Gwyn and I put a television proposal to programme commissioners at the BBC, they could see that what happened to this one city told a much bigger story in microcosm.
Three of the miners stayed with him, and the enterprise grew into the town of Hughesovka, which later became Stalino - after the Russian word for 'steel' rather than the dictator - and, later still, Donetsk.
But when Hughesovka came under Soviet rule in 1924, it was renamed Stalino and Hughes' sons - who had taken over their father's business after his death in 1889 - fled, leaving their home town to an uncertain fate.
After the revolution, it became Stalino and, after Stalin's death, Donetsk.
The town around his works came to be known as Hugheso- vska, but its name was changed to Stalino in 1924, and subsequently to Donetsk.
The town's name was changed to Stalino in 1924 and subsequently to Donetsk.