Kyiv - or Kiev - is the capital of Ukraine. The city of 2.8 million has a long history. Its English name was derived from Kyi, its legendary founder.
Kiev is the most commonly used English name for the city, but in 1995 the Ukrainian government adopted Kyiv as the mandatory romanization for use in legislative and official acts. Here you find an automatic compilation of DW content in connection with the Ukrainian capital.
The US and Russia are on opposite sides in the Syrian war, but they hope to find common ground in fighting IS jihadists. Also on tap, tensions in Ukraine are rising after Russia accused Kiev of interfering in Crimea.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Crimea, the annexed territory that once belonged to Ukraine. His visit comes shortly after he accused the government in Kyiv of a military incursion into the territory.