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  1. Novorossiya used to be rural and Ukrainian

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    February 15, 2015 by AK

    Max Seddon remarks that Novorossiya is “a Tsarist-era name for Ukraine’s Russian-speaking southeast.” Russian-speaking today but not in the “Tsarist era,” as I have explained. Russian was the language of cities all over Ukraine (except Poltava) but most Novorossiya residents were rural and Ukrainian-speaking. Their descendants switched to Russian, as did lots of other Ukrainians, but that …
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