Kalmiuske, Donetsk Oblast

  (Redirected from Komsomolske, Donetsk Oblast)


Kalmiuske (Ukrainian: Кальміуське, Russian: Кальмиусское) is a city in Starobesheve Raion, Donetsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Before May 2016 its name was Komsomolske (Ukrainian: Комсомольське, Russian: Комсомольское. The population was 11,909 in 2011, down from 12,813 in 2001.

Kalmiuske (Komsomolske)

Кальміуське (Комсомольське)
City
Kalmiuske
Official seal of Kalmiuske (Komsomolske)
Seal
CountryUkraine
OblastDonetsk
RaionStarobesheve
Founded1933
Area
 • Total11,9 km2 (46 sq mi)
Elevation
72 m (236 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total11,909

Starting Mid-April 2014 pro-Russian separatists captured several towns in Donetsk Oblast;[1][2] including Kalmiuske.[3] On 29 August 2014, Ukrainian forces reportedly secured the city from the pro-Russian separatists.[3] But on 31 August, it been recaptured by the separatists.[4]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ragozin, Leonid (16 April 2014). "Vladimir Putin Is Accidentally Bringing Eastern and Western Ukraine Together".
  2. ^ "Donbass defenders put WWII tank back into service".
  3. ^ a b "Ukraine National Guard now controlling Komsomolske in Donetsk region".
  4. ^ Digital Journal, As Ukrainian troops retreat, separatists celebrate new offensive

Coordinates: 47°40′N 38°04′E / 47.667°N 38.067°E / 47.667; 38.067