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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Formerly Vo·ro·shi·lov·grad (vôrˌə-shēˈləf-grădˌ, və-rə-shē-ləf-grätˈ)Luhans'k A city of eastern Ukraine in the Donets Basin southeast of Kharkiv. A coal-mining center, it was founded c. 1795. Population: 453,000.

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  • Telephone system: system is unsatisfactory both for business and for personal use; 3.56 million applications for telephones had not been satisfied as of January 1991; electronic mail services have been established in Kiev, Odessa, and Luhans'k by Sprint domestic: an NMT-450 analog cellular telephone network operates in

    The 1996 CIA Factbook

  • Telephone system: 7,886,000 telephone circuits; about 151.4 telephone circuits/1,000 persons (1991); the telephone system is inadequate both for business and for personal use; 3.56 million applications for telephones had not been satisfied as of January 1991; electronic mail services have been established in Kiev, Odesa, and Luhans'k by Sprint local: an NMT-450 analog cellular telephone network operates in Kiev

    The 1995 CIA World Factbook

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