Donetsk is a large city located in eastern Ukraine. It is a relatively new city, founded in 1869 by a Welsh businessman who set up a steel plant and some coal mines in the area. It is the fifth largest city in Ukraine with a population over 1,100,000. Donetsk is also called the city of a million roses.
Welcome to Donetsk!
Look up Donetsk in the guidebooks and you'll cross it off your list of places to visit. It's known as the coal and steel center of Ukraine. But don't do it. I'm just finishing up my first month of teaching ...
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