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The Political Relations Between Ukraine And Russia

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The political relations between Ukraine and Russia as the two independent subjects of international relations were established in 1991 after the eighth December of the same year signed the Belavezha agreement between Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, which marked the end of the existence of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics as " subject of international law and geopolitical reality "and the establishment of the Commonwealth of Independent States. From that moment we can talk about the beginning of the existence of full political relations between Russia and Ukraine. From the very beginning of its existence, the two states were a single entity and not separated from each other, as well as their people. Ukraine and Russia have a common early history. The development of Russian statehood began with the formation of Kievan Rus. This ancient Russian state considers its predecessor, both Russian and Ukrainian. Later, after moving the center of power in Moscow, Ukraine has become a full-fledged part of Muscovy. The territory of modern western and central Ukraine were subjected to severe influence on the part of the Commonwealth, which captures these lands in fifteen to sixteen centuries. In 1648 Zaporozhye Cossacks rebelled against Poland, led by the Cossack Bohdan Khmelnytsky, which resulted in the fact that in 1654 was convened Pereyaslavskaya Parliament, which stated that the territory controlled by the rebels come under Russian protectorate. Later these lands were integrated
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