Introducing Kiev

Kiev (Ukrainian: Київ) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine with - officially - approximately 3 million inhabitants (unofficially up to 4 million inhabitants). The city was founded on the banks of Dnipro River. The transliteration of the city's name from Ukrainian is "Kiev", and this variation is used in official English language materials in Ukraine, major English-speaking countries and international organizations. City's name spelling is a sensitive political topic for many Ukrainians, since outdated "Kiev" spelling is based on the Russian transliteration that was prevalent during the Soviet occupation and therefore reminds of Russian influence over Ukraine. It's recommended to use Kyiv when in Ukraine not to hurt anybody's feelings. Same applies for using "Ukraine" instead of outdated "the Ukraine".

Written on 02/17/2017 - 19:19 by Shawn Blade

Last modified on 08/15/2017 - 01:41

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Skvorechnik, which means a "birdhouse" in Russian, is a cafe in the trees on Trukhaniv Island. It can be reached only on foot, the bridge park, connecting it with the right-bank part of Kiev. Within the trees around the beach are located 4 villas. In the three is enough space for 4-5 people. One -...
Club & Bars
UBK Club (in Russian this abbreviation was used as the name for popular resort in Crimea (Southern Coast of Crimea), which has been recently modified to be a name for new club in Kiev – Southern Coast of Kiev) has become one of the cult places in Kiev for events and clubbing. Fridays and Saturdays...
Club & Bars
Best High End Club in Kiev. In summer, the Decadence club is outside and is called "Bacardi Club". The club attracts a very attractive crowd. Every Other woman in the club could be on the cover of a beauty magazine. It's really a good idea to book a table if you are some friends and want to feel...

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