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UKRAINE (" frontier ")

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Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 564 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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UKRAINE (" frontier "), the name formerly given to a district of European Russia, now comprising the governments of Kharkov, Kiev, Podolia and Poltava. The portion east of the Dnieper became Russian in 1686 and the portion west of that river in 1793.
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