By Brandon Turbeville
On July 18, Donetsk People’s Republic leader, Alexander Zakharchenko, announced the creation of a new country that will be made up of the DPR and LPR regions in Eastern Ukraine. The new country will be called “Malorossiya” or “Little Russia.” Local leadership is describing the country as a “successor state” to Ukraine.
Zakharchenko is proposing a three-year transition period toward the creation of the new state as a way to settle the ongoing conflict…
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