From the current perspective of the Ukrainian crisis and in general from the point of solving the “Ukrainian Question” it has to be noticed that a part of the present-day East Ukraine became legally incorporated into the Russian Empire in 1654.
Author: Vladislav B. SOTIROVIĆ
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