Definitions

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  • proper n. Alternative spelling of Kiev.

Etymologies

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Ukrainian Київ (Kýjiv), from the name of a legendary founder, Кий (Kyj). Compare Russian Киев (Kíjev), from Кий (Kij). (see Kyi, Shchek and Khoryv in Wikipedia)

Examples

  • KYIV -- A Ukrainian opposition party says it has been barred from holding a protest in Kyiv today against President Viktor Yanukovych's policies, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • KYIV -- Health officials in Kyiv announced today that the flu epidemic that has plagued the city for the past four weeks has ended, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • KYIV -- A Turkish citizen has been detained by Ukrainian police and security service officers in Kyiv for his alleged involvement in terrorist operations, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • KYIV -- Ukraine's National Paralympics Committee (NPK) offices in Kyiv have been robbed, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • Pavel Kutsev of the Ukrainian foundation for drug users and HIV positive people, Drop-in-Center, uses blog posts, photos, podcasts, and online video to share his experiences working at a harm reduction facility based in Kyiv, Ukraine.

    Global Voices in English » Online Campaigns To Combat Spread Of HIV/AIDS

  • Once I heard an American acquaintance of mine call Kyiv "Disneyland."

    News on www.kyivpost.com

  • The meager results gained in Turkey do not bode well for Medvedev's visit to Kyiv, which is intended to signify a breakthrough in the new "brotherly" pattern of bilateral relations.

    RIA Novosti

  • She told RFE/RL that Tajik authorities prohibited the band members from returning home and that Ukrainian officials told them they had to participate in a music festival called Kyiv Spring to help keep the population calm.

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

  • Shaw calls Kyiv his "second home," where he lived for four years between 1996 and 2000, and where he met his wife Galia.

    News on www.kyivpost.com

  • In the last four weeks, about 143,000 people were treated for flu in Kyiv, which is more than

    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

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