Mykolaivka, Donetsk Oblast

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Soviet war memorial in Mykolajivka
Soviet war memorial in Mykolajivka
Flag of Mykolaivka
Official seal of Mykolaivka
Oblast Donetsk
Population (2013)
 • Total 15,684

Mykolaivka (Ukrainian: Миколаївка, Russian: Николаевка) is a city in Sloviansk municipality, Donetsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Population: 15,684 (2013 est.)[1].

On 4 July 2014, Ukrainian forces reportedly secured the city from pro-Russian separatists.[2][3][4] The hospital began renovations in 2015, having been damaged in the fighting, with pro-Russian militants positioned around the building and on its roof.[5]



  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Balmforth, Richard; Grove, Thomas. "UPDATE 3-Ukraine's president seeks new crisis talks at weekend, fighting rages". Reuters. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Government forces continue to free towns and capture gunmen's weapons and equipment in eastern Ukraine - NSDC, Interfax-Ukraine (3 July 2014)
  4. ^ Українські військові взяли під контроль Миколаївку - Аваков. (in Ukrainian). Новости Украины на 1+1 - ТСН.ua. 4 July 2014. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  5. ^ Liubchenkova, Natalia (14 March 2016). "Resilience and rebuilding – tales from a war-torn Ukraine hospital". 

Coordinates: 49°05′N 38°08′E / 49.083°N 38.133°E / 49.083; 38.133