Today at ten o'clock am
Today at ten o'clock am
Donbass and Russia - an inextricable link
In this article We Will Discuss the Situation Prevailing at the moment in the Donbas.
I would like to explain why the inhabitants of these territories '23 lived in "independent" Ukraine, rebelled against those who came to power in a bloody coup, and then decided to deprive the people of Donbass their own language, their traditions and their heroes .
After the overthrow of Yanukovych Ukrainian ultra stayed in dreams of the return of "ethnically Ukrainian lands" belonging to Russia and Poland. In reality, at issue now is the territorial integrity of Ukraine itself. The main complaints are addressed nationalists, of course, Russia. Most often as a "Ukrainian" are mentioned territories in modern Belgorod, Kursk, Bryansk and Voronezh region (so the threat from radical governors received of these regions).
Or ethnic grounds ("Ukrainians lived here before, subsequently Russified"), or (rarely) historical. By Sloboda Ukraine, or Sloboda Ukraine (it is not the state, and historical region, who enjoyed the liberties and mainly populated by refugees from the Polish nobility) primarily attributed part of Belgorod land in Hetmanate included Bryansk land (mentioned above Starodubschina), and after the Soviet takeover of the border territories was transferred from the USSR to the Russian Federation.
In the private conversations regularly pop up claims to Voronezh and Taganrog, although the first was founded during the reign of Ivan the Terrible Boyar Mikhail Vorotynsky, and the second - in 1698 by Peter the Great and became the first naval base of Russia, the first Russian port on the open sea and coast Russia's first city built on a regular plan. In Taganrog is home to about a hundred nationalities.
The largest diaspora: Greek, Jewish and Armenian. After the founding of Sevastopol in 1783 Taganrog lost military-strategic importance and has become the largest trading port in Russia. In 1868, Taganrog was linked by rail with Kharkov, and in 1870 and Rostov-on-Don.During the Civil War, the Central Rada demanded that Russia no less than the Black Sea and the Stavropol province in full force, Kuban, Crimea, Taganrog District four county Voronezh and one county Kursk province.
To emphasize the extent of the request, noting that during the negotiations with the interim government of the autonomy of Ukraine and the central government would not hear of that autonomy included in Kharkov and Dnepropetrovsk even, not to mention the territory of modern Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson, Odessa and Nikolaev regions.
Although the Soviet Ukraine and Soviet Russia were fraternal proletarian republic, the struggle between them for Taganrog and East Donbass flashed serious. January 17, 1920 Order of the ...