Republic of Novorossia Республика Новороссия — Subdivision of the Soviet Union — Timeline: Alternative 2014 OTL equivalent: Coastline oblasts of Ukraine excluding Crimea and Sevastopol
Capital (and largest city)
Novorossian • New Russian
January 1, 1992
May 24, 2014 (promotion to a Republic)
Novorossia (Russian: Новороссия, lit. Novorossiya) or New Russia, officially the Republic of Novorossia, is a republic of the Soviet Union. It was created as an autonomous republic in New Years 1992. 22 years later, on May 24, 2014, Vladimir Putin, the president of both the Soviet Union and Russia, promoted Novorossia to a republic.