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Little Russia

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  1. As the area and its people underwent a significant stage of the nation-building in the last hundred years, the term, even in the historic context, can only loosely be considered as merely a contemporary equivalent for the proper modern terms such as

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 13, 2008
  2. sometimes Little or Lesser Rus’ (; ), was the name applied to parts of the territory of modern-day Ukraine before the twentieth century, at the time of the Russian Empire and earlier

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  3. Accordingly, the term's derivatives such as "Little Russians" and "Little Russian" were applied at the time for the people, language, culture, etc

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  4. As the term has become an archaic one, its anachronistic usage in the modern context may be considered offensive by some Ukrainians

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 13, 2008
  5. The Russian and Ukrainian name that can be translated as Little or Lesser Rus’ is an adoption from the Greek name coined at the medieval times

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