Donets


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Do·nets

 (də-nĕts′, dŭ-nyĕts′)
A river rising in western Russia and flowing about 1,050 km (650 mi) through eastern Ukraine to join the Don River.

Donets

(Russian daˈnjɛts)
n
(Placename) a river rising in SW Russia, in the Kursk steppe and flowing southeast, through Ukraine, to the Don River. Length: about 1078 km (670 miles)

Do•nets

(dəˈnɛts)

n.
1. a river rising in the SW Russian Federation near Belgorod, flowing SE through Ukraine to the Don River. ab. 650 mi. (1045 km) long.
2. Also called Donets′ Ba′sin. an area S of this river, in E Ukraine: coal-mining region. 9650 sq. mi. (24,995 sq. km).
References in classic literature ?
He had a look at all the details of the hunt, sent a pack of hounds and huntsmen on ahead to find the quarry, mounted his chestnut Donets, and whistling to his own leash of borzois, set off across the threshing ground to a field leading to the Otradnoe wood.
and Panova, E.A.: 2009, Distribution of thermogenic methane in Carboniferous coal seams of the Donets Basin (Ukraine): Applications to exploitation of methane and forecast of mining hazards.
Azerbaijan confirmed its interest in purchasing 10 Ukrainian An-178 aircraft, President of the state enterprise "Antonov" Alexander Donets told Ukrainian media on July 31.
By the end of October, it had reached Izium on the Seversky Donets, before being recalled in late November to Hungary.
Aviall will support Antonov's new manufacturing programme to build the AN-1X8 planes and will have exclusive rights to help service the planes, Donets said, envisaging that Aviall will parts from the United States, Canada, Israel and Europe.
On 31 August 1935 a miner in the Donbas (Donets Basin), Aleksei Gregoryevich Stakhanov, leading a team of three other men and armed with a drill, had mined 102 tons of coal (14 times his norm) during a standard seven-hour shift.
DAUBE, MINGHUI DIAO, ERNESTO DIAZ, HEIDI DIERSSEN, VALERIA DONETS, BO-CAI GAO, MICHELLE GIERACH, ROBERT GREEN, JUSTIN HAAG, MATTHEW HAYMAN, ALAN J.
(25.) Butenko AM, Leshchinskaia EV, Semashko IV, Donets MA, Martianova LI.
[11.] Boyko N.I., Bondina N.N., Donets S.E., Levchenko E.V., Mikhailov V.M.
(17) However, twenty years later, Russia invaded Ukraine and annexed the Crimean Peninsula, then muscled in on the Donets region of eastern Ukraine, both enclaves of Russian speakers with historic and cultural links to Moscow.
Petrov, executed by the Bulavin rebels] and their comrades, after consulting with the boyars, rode around all the towns of the northern Donets, raided and destroyed the area." (97)