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Kyiv: Capital of Ukraine
Kyiv or Kiev is the capital and most populous city of Ukraine. It is in north-central Ukraine along the Dnieper River. Its population in July 2015 was 2,887,974, making Kyiv the seventh-most populous city in Europe.


Spain to keep attacking pressure against Ukraine [Video]

Spain to keep attacking pressure against Ukraine

Spain prepare for their Nations League match against Ukraine in Kyiv.

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Watch: Burj Khalifa lit in honour of Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary [Video]

Watch: Burj Khalifa lit in honour of Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary

Burj Khalifa in Dubai was illuminated with Mahatma Gandhi's image on his birth anniversary. The iconic skyscraper of UAE paid tribute to Mahatma on his 151st birth anniversary. Gandhi Jayanti is..

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Watch: Mahatma Gandhi's statue unveiled in Ukraine on his birth anniversary [Video]

Watch: Mahatma Gandhi's statue unveiled in Ukraine on his birth anniversary

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in Ukraine's Kyiv on October 02. The statue was inaugurated at AV Fomin Gardens by First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Emine Dzheppar. Gandhi..

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Ukraine manhunt after U.S. embassy worker death [Video]

Ukraine manhunt after U.S. embassy worker death

Ukrainian police officers have been questioning passers-by at the scene in Kyiv where a U.S. embassy worker was found unconscious with a head injury. The American woman later died in hospital. Joe..

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Ukraine man hunt after U.S. embassy worker death [Video]

Ukraine man hunt after U.S. embassy worker death

Ukrainian police officers have been questioning passers-by at the scene in Kyiv where a U.S. embassy worker was found unconscious with a head injury. The American woman later died in hospital. Joe..

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