Yasynuvata Raion

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Yasynuvatskyi Raion
Ясинуватський район
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Country  Ukraine
Region Donetsk Oblast
Admin. center Yasynuvata (de jure)
Ocheretyne (de facto)[1][2]
 • Governor Dmytro Dyzchenko
 • Total 809 km2 (312 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total Decrease 27,845
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal index 86000-86092
Area code +380 6236

Yasynuvata Raion (Ukrainian: Ясинуватський район, Yasynuvats’kyi raion) is one of the 18 administrative raions (a district) of Donetsk Oblast, located in southeastern Ukraine. The administrative center of the district is the city of Yasynuvata, which is incorporated separately as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the districts jurisdiction. Population: 27,845 (2013 est.)[3]


On 9 December 2014, following the events surrounding the War in Donbass, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's national parliament, moved Yasynuvats’kyi district's administration buildings and government to вул. Першотравнева 12, (English: 12 May Day Street) in Ocheretyne urban-type settlement, which is near H20 about 35 km northnorthwest of Donetsk.[1][2]

Early February 2016 well known separatist Pavel Gubarev was appointed Yasynuvata Raion mayor by the Donetsk People's Republic.[4]


National composition of the population in the district according to the 2001 Ukrainian Census.[5]

Ethnicity Number Percent
Ukrainians 21,009 69.3%
Russians 8,295 27.4%
Belarusians 300 1.0%


  1. 1.0 1.1 Laws of Ukraine. Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine No. 32-VIII: Про зміни в адміністративно-територіальному устрої Донецької області, зміну і встановлення меж Волноваського, Новоазовського та Тельманівського районів Донецької області (On the changes in the administrative and territorial structure of Donetsk Oblast, changing and defining the boundaries of the Volnovakha, Novoazovsk and Telmanove Raions of Donetsk Oblast). Adopted on 11 December 2014. (Ukrainian)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "In the Donetsk Oblast three district centers removed from the territory seized by militants". Ukrayinska Pravda (in Ukrainian). 8 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Ukraine’s eastern separatist leaders turn on each other, New Eastern Europe (3 March 2016)
  5. "Національний склад та рідна мова населення Донецької області" (in Ukrainian). Archived from the original on 27 November 2012. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help); Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>