Donbas

The Donbas or Donbass is a historical, cultural, and economic region in eastern Ukraine and southwestern Russia. The word Donbas is a portmanteau formed from Donets Basin, in reference to the river Donets that flows through it. Multiple definitions of the region's extent exist, and its boundaries have never been officially demarcated.


The Donbas or Donbass is a historical, cultural, and economic region in eastern Ukraine and southwestern Russia. The word Donbas is a portmanteau formed from Donets Basin, in reference to the river Donets that flows through it. Multiple definitions of the region's extent exist, and its boundaries have never been officially demarcated.
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