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Horlivka (hôrˈləfkə) [key], Rus. Gorlovka, city (1989 pop. 337,000), E Ukraine, in the Donets Basin. It is a major coal-mining and industrial center, with a major chemical complex. Founded in 1867, it is dotted with huge slag and mine waste heaps.

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