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Novorossiia

 

a historical region in the southern Ukraine and partly in southern Russia, on the northern Black Sea.

Novorossiia became part of Russia in the 18th and early 19th centuries as a result of four peace treaties with Turkey (1739, 1774, 1791, 1812). The name “Novorossiia,” which means “New Russia,” is explained not so much by the territory’s late unification with Russia as by the relatively slow economic mastery of the sparsely populated new region. Novorossiia was settled primarily by Ukrainians and Russians. Land cultivation and livestock raising were the principal occupations. In the 18th century the cities of Ekaterinoslav, Nikolaev, Kherson, and Odessa arose in Novorossiia. By the late 19th and early 20th centuries, developed capitalist relations in agriculture and industry existed in Novorossiia. After the October Revolution of 1917 the name “Novorossiia” fell into disuse.

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And for a full scholarly account of Dugin's place amidst the fervid ideologizing in regard to the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine, see Marlene Laruelle, "The Three Colors of Novorossiya, or the Russian Nationalist Mythmaking of the Ukrainian Crisis," Post-Soviet Affairs, advance online publication, March 20, 2015, retrieved from http://www.
The young people of the Euromaidan had no interest or love for Putin's vision of the Tsarist Novorossiya.
It is generally assumed that the Russian annexation of Crimea and the Kremlin's attempts -- with tanks, artillery, special forces and false propaganda in the face of Ukrainian resistance -- to implement their project of creating Novorossiya and destroy the Ukrainian state, is nothing more than a punishment for Ukraine's conscious pro-European stance and its unwillingness to join the post-Soviet empire.
For this kind of settlement to be possible, the Kremlin will have to walk back its most extreme rhetoric - and ambitions - about a Novorossiya.
Russian television ran footage of rebels raising the flag of Novorossiya, as they call their nominal republic, over a building in the town, and images of several dozen captured Ukrainian troops being escorted along a village road by the rebels.
For example, is he more likely to extend and consolidate separatist control over the eastern Ukraine region, or might he instead look to the Novorossiya region in southern Ukraine to create a land bridge between Russia and Crimea?
Believing it was betrayed in Ukraine, Russia tried to rip eastern Ukraine --which it refers to as Novorossiya (New Russia) -- from Ukraine after Crimea.
The units of this legion could be sent to help Novorossiya," portal (http://www.
Opponents said Mr Putin's "disastrous" campaign in an area he calls Novorossiya, or New Russia, had left him an "outcast" on the world stage.
The project Novorossiya (New Russia) is over," former deputy prime minister turned opposition leader Boris Nemtsov said, referring to the loaded Tsarist-era name for what is now southern and eastern Ukraine.
The separatist news outlet Novorossiya said Ukrainian forces had shelled the village of Khryashchevatoe overnight with mortars to tighten the circle round Luhansk.
Ukrainian government artillery had responded by setting an ammunition depot in the city on fire, Novorossiya news agency reported.