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How to Pronounce Київ

The Ukrainian name for their capital city is Київ, which is usually transliterated Kyiv and pronounced KEE-eve. 

The Russians call this city Киев, which transliterated Kiev and pronounced KEE-yev.

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Ukraine/The Columbia Encyclopedia

For a basic overview and facts about Ukraine, log in with your Oakton username and password to read: "Ukraine." The Columbia Encyclopedia, Paul Lagasse, and Columbia University, Columbia University Press, 8th edition, 2018. Credo Reference, Accessed 08 Mar. 2022.

National Archives

National Archives

Ukraine has been a topic of discussion and debate for decades. Click here to explore the National Archives for context about this region.