Michaelstal, Eisk District, Krasnodarsk Krai (North Caucasus)
Michaelstal is a daughter colony of Riebensdorf. It was founded in 1853 [some sources cite 1852).
It was named after Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov, the former governor in the Caucasus.
In 1857, the colony consisted of 32 houses and 220 inhabitants of both sexes.
It was renamed to Vorontsovskoye in 1893.
As of 1926, it housed a brick factory, an agricultural cooperative partnership, a secondary school, and a library.
The following Volga German families settled in Michaelstal.
Doos from Dinkel
Morlang from Walter
Schneider from Dinkel