Visit the new DW website

Take a look at the beta version of We're not done yet! Your opinion can help us make it better.

  1. Inhalt
  2. Navigation
  3. Weitere Inhalte
  4. Metanavigation
  5. Suche
  6. Choose from 30 Languages


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 are a major economic, industrial and scientific hub Ukraine. It has a population of about two million. It been one of the main sites of fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists. 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.

Show more articles