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Do·nets'kor Do·netsk (də-nĕtsk′, dŭ-nyĕts′)
A city of eastern Ukraine east-southeast of Kiev. Founded c. 1870, it is the leading industrial center of the region.
(Placename) a city in E Ukraine: the chief industrial centre of the Donbass; first ironworks founded by a Welshman, John Hughes (1872), after whom the town was named Yuzovka (Hughesovka). Pop: 992 000 (2005 est). Former names (from 1924 until 1961): Stalin or Stalino