They are called "Russians" in the old Bucovina charters.Hutsul speech is akin to the Ukrainian Carpathian and Bucovina dialects which in turn are part of the Ukrainian common language.
Currently, the Ukrainian community has a compact population in Northern Romania (Maramures and Satu Mare) on the border of Transcarpathia – more than 36,000 people; in Southern Bucovina in the North-East of Romania (Suceava and Botosani) on the border of Cernauti region - about 10 thousand people; in Dobrogea in the Southeast area of Romania (Tulcea and Galati) - about 1.5 thousand people. In Maramureş County: • Ukrainian house at Poienile de sub Munte;• Ukrainian house at the Village Museum in Sighetu Marmatiei; • Clempus Memorial House from Viseu Valley; • Museum of Ukrainian traditions from Rona de Sus; 2. EDUCATION AND MEDIA IN THE UKRAINIAN LANGUAGE The information needs of ethnic Ukrainians in Romania are satisfied by a weekly show on radio Iaşi (15 minutes weekly), radio Sighetu Marmatiei (50 minutes weekly) and radio Timisoara (1 hour weekly). TVR-2 has a show called “Together toward Europe “in which the life of the Ukrainian community from Romania is regularly presented.The name of Ukrainia arises during the Cossack state period.The links between Romanians and Ukrainians are very old, and it is worth mentioning in this context that the oldest known Ukrainian ballad is about Stefan the Great.Here, at Dunavăţul de Sus, in 1813, they organize the military camp "Zadunaiska Sici", which operates for 15 years until it is abolished by the Turks.
Until the second half of the nineteenth century groups of peasants from the southern regions of Ukraine flock to this realm of salvation, populated mainly by Cossacks in the beginning, to escape serfdom and military recruitment in the Czar’s army.Ukrainians in Dobrogea Ukrainian settlement in Dobrogea (the Danube Delta and the surrounding areas) is related to some of the most tragic moments in the history of Ukraine: the destruction, in 1775, of the centuries old cradle of the aspirations for freedom and independence of the Ukrainian people, Sicei Zaporojene, by Catherine II, Tsarina of Russia.