Council of the Euroregion "Donbass" on Friday at a meeting in Rostov-on-Don has decided to include the Voronezh region in the composition of the inter-union.
Euroregion — European form of international integration, based on the cooperation of several territorial units, located in the border areas of neighboring countries. Creating a Euro-region allows its participants to organize joint economic structures, to develop cross-border trade, to implement various projects in the field of tourism, environment, sports and culture. Currently in Europe, there are about 120 European regions, seven of them — on the territory of Ukraine.
Euroregion "Donbass" was established in October 2010 at the initiative of border regions — Russia's Rostov and Lugansk regions Ukrainian. In October 2011, the Euroregion entered another area of Ukraine — Donetsk. With the coming of the Voronezh region Euroregion comprises 14 million people.