Story: Russians, Ukrainians and Baltic peoples

The former Soviet Union, 2004

The former Soviet Union, 2004

After the Soviet Union disintegrated, a number of its Eastern European republics became independent nations. In the 1990s most migrants from the region to New Zealand were Russian, but people also came from the Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus and the three Baltic states, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania.

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John Wilson, 'Russians, Ukrainians and Baltic peoples - Ukrainians and Baltic peoples', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2024)

Story by John Wilson, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015