Donetsk oblast


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Donets'k. The territory of the contemporary city became inhabited in the late 17th c., when in the upper reaches of the Kal'mius, on its right bank, the well-to-do Zaporozhian Cossacks established their settlement in the area of Oleksandrivka. However, the burial mounds from different epochs testify that this territory was already populated in the 4th - 3rd cc. BC. The city appeared and developed on the basis of the mining industry thanks to rich mineral deposits. Around the settlement of Oleksandrivka founded in 1779, first coal pits appeared, and in 1869, with the beginning of the construction of a metallurgical plant and mines, a settlement appeared, which merged with the miners' settlement of the Oleksandrivka mine. Thus appeared Yuzivka. the future Donets'k. The development of natural resources was accompanied by the cruel >>>>


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