Distribution of Ukrainians according to 1897 All-Russian Imperial Census
Below is a map showing the distribution of Ukrainians ("Little Russians") in Russia, according to first All-Russian Imperial Census (1897). It shows only regions where Ukrainians were at least 10% of population (regions with less than 10% of Ukrainians aren't marked). I marked locations of Lugansk and Donetsk - areas where present war is taking place - compared to administrative divisions of 1897: http://s28.postimg.org/y88mlm8jx/Ukrainians_Russia_1897.png In Kuban Governorate,
Administrative divisions of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth within the pre-partition borders of 1772, introduced by the National Government during the January Uprising in 1863
10 fascynujących historycznych map Polski | Eloblog
Ciekawe mapy Polski. 10 interesujących historycznych map Polski. Królestwo Polskie, Rzeczpospolita Obojga Narodów, II RP oraz PRL na starych mapach.