22 Maps That Explain The Centuries-Long Conflict In Ukraine

The tensions in Ukraine between east and west far pre-date the tension between Europe and Russia. Here are 23 maps that help explain the conflict, from 1400 to 2000.

READ: History Explains How Tension In Ukraine Goes Back Centuries

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The truce of Andrusovo 1667, which really set the borders till the second half of the 18th century (Wikimedia):

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