Luhans'k

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Lu·hans'k

 (lo͞o-hänsk′) or Lu·gansk (lo͞o-gänsk′)
A city of eastern Ukraine in the Donets Basin southeast of Kharkiv. A coal-mining center, it was founded c. 1795. From 1935 to 1958 and from 1970 to 1990, it was known as Voroshilovgrad.
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