Lutuhyne

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Lutuhyne

Лутугине (in Ukrainian)
Boulevard in Lutuhyne
Boulevard in Lutuhyne
Flag of Lutuhyne
Flag
Coat of arms of Lutuhyne
Coat of arms
Country Ukraine
OblastLuhansk Oblast
Population
 (2013)
 • Total17,989
Area code(s)(+380)
Vehicle registrationBB / 13
ClimateDfa

Lutuhyne (Ukrainian: Лутугине, Russian: Лутугино) is a city in Luhansk Oblast (region) of Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Lutuhyne Raion. Population: 17,989 (2013 est.)[1].

Starting Mid-April 2014 pro-Russian separatists captured several towns in Donetsk Oblast;[2][3] including Lutuhyne.[4] On 27 July 2014, Ukrainian forces claimed Ukrainian troops had entered the city.[5] As of 2015, Lutuhyne has been controlled by forces of the Luhansk People's Republic.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Native language as of the Ukrainian Census of 2001:[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  2. ^ https://newrepublic.com/article/117387/putin-accidentally-helping-unite-eastern-and-western-ukraine
  3. ^ http://en.itar-tass.com/world/735082
  4. ^ http://www.kyivpost.com/content/ukraine/specter-of-violence-in-eastern-ukraine-keeps-voters-from-polls-349162.html
  5. ^ http://en.interfax.com.ua/news/general/215712.html
  6. ^ Численность населения по состоянию на 1 октября 2015 года по Луганской Народной Республике (PDF) (in Russian). Luhansk People's Republic. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
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