Kalmiuske, 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.
|• Total||11,9 km2 (46 sq mi)|
|Elevation||72 m (236 ft)|
Starting Mid-April 2014 pro-Russian separatists captured several towns in Donetsk Oblast; including Kalmiuske. On 29 August 2014, Ukrainian forces reportedly secured the city from the pro-Russian separatists. But on 31 August, it been recaptured by the separatists.
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- "Donbass defenders put WWII tank back into service".
- "Ukraine National Guard now controlling Komsomolske in Donetsk region".
- Digital Journal, As Ukrainian troops retreat, separatists celebrate new offensive
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