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 City's name spelling is a sensitive political topic for many Ukrainians, since outdated "Kiev" spelling is based on the Russian transliteration that was prevalent during the Soviet occupation and therefore reminds of Russian influence over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 Same applies for using "Ukraine" instead of outdated "the Ukraine".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 Blake

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

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Nightlife & Bars
Avalon is a complex of two different restaurants and clubs. Most people end up on the roof top balcony. Very popular Place. Delicious European, Japanese and Ukrainian cuisines. Prices are very high for Kiev. Address : Leontovycha St, 3, Kyiv, 01030
Food & Restaurants
Beautiful interior, elegant dining, excellent food, cocktails & food. Perfect if you’re out to impress. The basis of menu is author's European cuisine, where the emphasis is made on the diverse seafood of the northern seas. Specialties of the house are crudo from sibass, turbine with olives and...
Club & Bars
Forsage is a three-story club with a total floor area of 1800 square meters. The main dance floor has a capacity of over 1,000 and is one of the largest in the city. There's also a smaller VIP dance room and a lounge bar. The club is situated approximately three miles west of Kiev City, next to the...

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