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.
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Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelenskiy have agreed to implement a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. The Russian and Ukrainian presidents met during the week for the first time to discuss the conflict centered on Ukraine's Donbass region which is currently held by separatist militants. Keith Walker speaks with DW's Ukraine correspondent, Nick Connolly, was in Paris for the summit.