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The Partition of Ukraine by HouseOfHesse The Partition of Ukraine by HouseOfHesse
Hypothetical map of Eastern Europe, in which the ex-Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych persuades his ally Vladimir Putin to intervene in the Euromaidan revolution following his ousting. What essentially follows is a conflict between the CSTO and NATO, with a few others involved (see key on map). The peace treaty negotiated by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski results in the creation of what is known as the 'Merkel-Sikorski Line', partitioning both Ukraine and Belarus, and causing Russia to lose some of its western territories, as well as seeing the transfer of some territories to both EU members and new states. At the close of the conflict, the remaining CSTO states, with the Belarusian and Ukrainian rump states, form Putin's long imagined Eurasian Union, creating a scenario similar to that of the Cold War.
This is a mildly satirical map and is not intended to offend, the renaming of several cities on the map (in the same vein as St Petersburg being renamed 'Leningrad' during the days of the USSR) is particularly 'tongue-in-cheek'.
Comments, criticisms, questions and friendly discussions are always welcome!
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NomadicSky Featured By Owner May 13, 2014
I would think that Russian exclave would become independent before joining Poland, entering the European Union as country of its own. Maybe calling it New Prussia or something. otherwise I like this.
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HouseOfHesse Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's an interesting idea! I've never really thought about independence for Kaliningrad, I've always just rather naively assumed it would want to join Poland. Maybe you're right!
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Arminius1871 Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
The ukrainian drama comes true now.
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lobux Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
Great job, it's a good map.

This could be a possible scenario for the next few years.
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sereza220 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
Хуй вам, москали дранные. 
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Serge2nd Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
Що то многовато в  "Дниприи" оставлено! Одессу  и Сумы геть оттуда, в восточну Украйну их! И як же  мы биз Питера проживём? Це ж наша культурна столиця!
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Maatko Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014
uff my country will not be a russian part....but have borders with halycia... Third world war can be started..(joke)
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Pandaren-Chaplain Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Теперь это уже не шутка, друже.
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Maatko Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014
eng please
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Pandaren-Chaplain Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ok then. Now it's ain't a joke.
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