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(Russian luˈɡansk)
(Placename) an industrial city in E Ukraine, in the Donbass mining region: established in 1795 as an iron-founding centre. Pop: 454 000 (2005 est). Former name (1935–91): Voroshilovgrad



a city in E Ukraine, in the Donets Basin. 509,000. Formerly (1935–90), Voroshilovgrad .
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Statement of the factions of the State Duma in connection with the adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the Law "On the peculiarities of the state policy on securing the state sovereignty of Ukraine over the temporarily occupied territories in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions," which crosses the Minsk agreements on the settlement of the conflict in the Southeast of Ukraine: On January 18, 2018, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, on the anniversary of the historic Pereiaslav Rada, adopted the Law" On the Specifics of State Policy for Ensuring State Sovereignty of Ukraine over Temporarily Occupied Territories in Donetsk and Lugansk Regions ", introduced by the President of Ukraine.
The law shows that Kiev is not seeking direct dialogue with the authorities in Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics (DPR and LPR), according to the Ministry.
The 40-year-old chef soon fell for the nursery worker and began sending her money to help her and her young daughter who were living in Lugansk in the Ukraine.
The country has been in continuous tension since a number of eastern regions, including Donetsk and Lugansk announced separation from the local authority in Kiev in May 2014.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic a offert la victoire a Manchester United contre le Zarya Lugansk (1-0) jeudi dernier en Ligue Europa.
Ukraine's southeast has been severely affected by Kiev's special military operation, launched in the southeastern Donetsk and Lugansk regions in April 2014.
UNICEF noted that central heating systems and much of the electrical supply in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, under pro-Russian separatist control, rely on water, but that the water flow is being hampered by damaged pipelines and infrastructure, as well as debris from destroyed bridges.
Violence flared outside the national parliament as lawmakers inside were debating and voting on a proposal to grant greater powers to the eastern regions of Donetsk and Lugansk.
The situation in Donetsk and Lugansk regions is basically calm," government military spokesman Olexandr Motuzyanyk said.
According to the State Service statistics, the reduction in real wages in June 2015 compared to June 2014 was observed in the Lugansk (39.
Another delusion is that "militants" in the Donbas allegedly ignored the Ukrainian law of local self-government in certain areas of Donetsk and Lugansk, and in breach of Ukrainian legislation and Minsk agreements held their own "presidential" and "parliamentary elections" on November 2, 2014 instead of doing that on December 7, 2014 as the law said.
SIR - How many people living in Cardiff, I wonder, remember that Lugansk in eastern Ukraine (now often spelt Luhansk: the actual sound is somewhere between the two) is one of Cardiff's twin cities as listed on the signs when entering the city.