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|• location||Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine|
|Mouth||Sea of Azov|
|Length||258 km (160 mi)|
|Basin size||6,680 km2 (2,580 sq mi)|
The Mius (Ukrainian: Міус, Russian: Миус) is a river in Eastern Europe that flows through Ukraine and Russia. It is 258 kilometres (160 mi) long, and has a drainage basin of 6,680 square kilometres (2,580 sq mi).
The headwaters of the Mius are in the Donets Mountains, a mountain range within Donetsk Oblast. It flows through Donetsk Oblast and Luhansk Oblast in eastern Ukraine; and then through Rostov Oblast in Russia; and into the Sea of Azov of the northeastern Mediterranean Sea basin.
In 1941, during the World War II, the German Nazi General Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist created a heavily fortified defensive line known as the Mius-Front along the Mius river. It was an arena of fierce battles during the Rostov Defensive Operation in the 1941−1943 Battle of Rostov campaigns. During the 1943 Donbas Strategic Offensive Soviet troops finally broke through the Mius-Front near the village of Kuybyshevo.