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.
Authorities in Kyiv have said their faked killing of a dissident Russian journalist has led them to a lengthy hit list of people targeted abroad. Ukraine's allies are demanding answers after the faked murder.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has underlined Berlin's support for Kyiv on his first visit to the front line in eastern Ukraine. He also announced a new round of peace talks aimed at ending the conflict there.
Arkady Babchenko has spoken at a televised press conference, apologizing to friends and loved ones and thanking Ukraine's security services for saving his life. Authorities say his death was staged to thwart his murder.