Molodohvardiysk

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Molodohvardiysk
Молодогвардійськ
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Country  Ukraine
Province Luhansk Oblast
Population (2013)
 • Total 23,332
Climate Dfb

Molodohvardiysk (Ukrainian: Молодогвардійськ, translit. Molodohvardiys’k, Russian: Молодогвардейск, translit. Molodogvardeysk) is a city in southeastern Ukraine. It is located in the Krasnodon Municipality of Luhansk Oblast (region). Population: 23,332 (2013 est.)[1].

In 1991 the estimated population was around 31,700.

Molodohvardiysk was originally established in 1955 as the Molodogvardeyskiy village, named after the Young Guard resistance group. It was granted city status in 1961.

Since 2014, Molodohvardiysk has been controlled by the Luhansk People's Republic and not by Ukrainian authorities.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Native language as of the Ukrainian Census of 2001:[3]

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Coordinates: 48°20′40″N 39°39′30″E / 48.34444°N 39.65833°E / 48.34444; 39.65833