Dzerzhynsk (Ukrainian: Дзержинськ) is a city of oblast significance in Donetsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Population: 35,296 (2013 population estimate). In 2001, the population was 43,371. Its former name was Shcherbynivka before 1938.
Starting Mid-April 2014 pro-Russian separatists captured several towns in Donetsk Oblast; including Dzerzhynsk. On 11 July 2014 Ukrainian forces launched strikes against the separatists. On 21 July 2014, Ukrainian forces reportedly secured the city from the pro-Russian separatists.
- "Чисельність наявного населення України" (in Ukrainian). State Service of Statistics. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
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