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Kyiv … Київ

How to pronounce and spell the city’s name …
Kyiv (Ukrainian: Київ, pronounced Keev) – or – Kiev (Russian: Киев)
In Ukrainian, the word for the city is  Kyiv (Київ), in Russian it’s Kiev (Киев). Therefore the official city name is Kyiv. Only while using Russian would you use the word Kiev.

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