Donetsk is an industrial city in Ukraine located in the Donbass region, which has been controlled by pro-Russian separatists since 2014.
Donetsk and its surrounding areas in Eastern Ukraine have been a major economic, industrial and scientific centre of Ukraine. It has a population of about two million. During Soviet times, the city's steel industry was expanded and the region remains the center for coal mining and steel industry. Here you can find a compilation of all DW content referring to Donetsk.
Borussia Mönchengladbach made the last 16 of the Champions League for the first time despite a lifeless display against Real Madrid. Gladbach were spared following Inter Milan's failure to beat Shakhtar Donetsk in Milan.