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a city in E central Ukraine, NW of Donetsk. 140,000.
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Tests for explosion safety of surge suppressors were carried out on the basis of the Slavyansk traction substation according to the program agreed with the JSC <<Ukrainian Railways>>.
To crush the insurgency in its infancy, Ukraine targeted a militia group, led by former Federal Security Service (FSB) officer Igor Strelkov, that had taken over the key city of Slavyansk. (30) Generously described as incompetent, the Ukrainian recapture of Slavyansk took over two months.
Correction of consequences of harmful soaking of acid base of "Khimprom" design division shop in Slavyansk, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering 26: 94-97.
After Crimea was annexed, Russia failed to protect the Russians in Eastern Ukraine: Luhansk, Donetsk, and Slavyansk expressed secessionist desires, held referendums, and asked for a Russian peacekeeping force as they wished to be unified with Russia; Putin called upon the leaders to delay their referendums.
as you cross into Slavyansk, Sevastopol, Balaklava--
Although he is not as renowned in the fighting as rebel chiefs going by the names Motorola and Givi, he was one of the leaders in Slavyansk, a separatist bastion captured by Ukrainian forces after two months of fighting in July.
Now president of the Czech Association for District Heating, he mentioned the strategic importance of the area around Slavyansk - said to have large deposits of shale gas.
"A soil sample showed that the army has used prohibited incendiary bullets near Slavyansk," a spokesman for the Russian investigating body said.
Earlier, self-defense fighters retreated from the embattled towns of Slavyansk, Kramatorsk, Artyomovsk and Druzhkova in the North of the Donetsk region after Ukrainian troops resorted to "carpet bombings", killing and wounding scores of civilians and destroying homes and major life-support facilities and infrastructure.
UKRAINE/ DEVELOPMENTS: Developments will be followed in Ukraine where one of the separatist fronts seized control of Slavyansk.
MOSCOW, July5 (KUNA) -- The Pro-Russia rebels withdrew from Slavyansk, the eastern city of Ukraine following three days of severe attacks from Ukrainian forces, said Ukrainian minister of interior Arsen Avakov on Saturday.