Get the latest breaking news and updates from RT in Donbass. Donbass is a region in eastern Ukraine, including Donetsk and Lugansk. Donbass is an industrial center and is known for coal mining. Follow RT for the news on industry and the economy in the Donbass region. Since 2014 there has been an ongoing war in Donbass, which has claimed thousands of lives. Don’t miss the latest news, information and reports on the struggle and continuing fighting and incidents in Donbass. Also read the news and information on the history and geography of Donbass. An RT crew went to the Donbass region and covered the events taking place there right after the start of the conflict, which started in April 2014.