Myths and Stereotypes vs. Historical Reality.
Myth: The "Novorussia" (New Russia) originally had no relation to Ukraine.
Reality: The beginning of the Novorussia became the lands taken away from the Zaporozhian Cossacks.
Let us turn to perhaps the first English speaking map in which was found the Novorussia: "Europe, divided into it's empires, kingdoms, states, republics etc. by Kitchin, Hydrographer to THE KING, with many Additions and Improvements..." of Mr.D'Anville. London, 1795. It is divided into large pieces, one of which is called "The Eastern part of the Mediterranean sea, with the coasts of T
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