Vakhrusheve

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Vakhrusheve
Вахрушеве (in Ukrainian)
Mass grave of Soviet soldiers in Vakhrusheve
Mass grave of Soviet soldiers in Vakhrusheve
Country (de jure) Ukraine
Country (de facto) Luhansk PR
Oblast (de jure)Luhansk Oblast
Population
 (2021)
 • Total11,457
Area code(s)(+380)
Vehicle registrationBB / 13
ClimateDfb

Vakhrusheve (Ukrainian: Вахрушеве, Russian: Вахрушево), is a city in Krasnyi Luch Municipality, Luhansk Oblast (region) of Ukraine. Population: 11,457 (2021 est.)[1], 11,878 (2013 est.)[2].

Since 2014, Vakhrusheve has been controlled by the Luhansk People's Republic and not by Ukrainian authorities.[3] In 2016, it was renamed by the Verkhovna Rada to Bokovo-Khrustalne (Ukrainian: Боково-Хрустальне) according to the law prohibiting the names of Communist origin.[4] The name is not being used locally.

Demographics[edit]

Native language as of the Ukrainian Census of 2001:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2021 / Number of Present Population of Ukraine, as of January 1, 2021 (PDF) (in Ukrainian and English). Kyiv: State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
  2. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України [Actual population of Ukraine] (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "Рада переименовала Торез, Красный Луч, Краснодон, Свердловск и Стаханов". Lb.ua (in Russian). 12 May 2016.
  5. ^ "Офіційна сторінка Всеукраїнського перепису населення". Ukrcensus.gov.ua. Retrieved 2022-03-16.

Coordinates: 48°10′00″N 38°50′00″E / 48.1667°N 38.8333°E / 48.1667; 38.8333