Kyiv (Ukrainian: Київ) or Kiev is the capital and most populous city of Ukraine. It is in north-central Ukraine along the Dnieper River. As of 1 January 2021 its population was 2,962,180 making Kyiv the seventh-most populous city in Europe. Kyiv is an important industrial, scientific, educational and cultural center of Eastern Europe.
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Kyiv or Kiev (Ukrainian: Київ) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine. It is in north-central Ukraine on the Dnieper River. Almost three million people live there. The city hosted the UEFA Euro 2012 final. Kyiv also hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017. Kyiv has a humid continental climate (Dfb in the Köppen climate classification).
Kyiv or Kiev is the caipital an the lairgest ceety o Ukraine, locatit in the north central pairt o the kintra on the Dnieper River . Kyiv is an important industrial, scienteefic, educational an cultural centre o Eastren Europe. It is hame tae mony hie-tech industries, heichher education institutions an warld-famous historical laundmerks.
- Organization and structure
Metropolitanate of Kyiv was an autonomous metropolis of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople with center in Kyiv after its formation in 988 as a result of the Christianization of Rus by Volodymyr the Great until January 6, 2019, when it received the Tomos on Autocephaly. In 1596, under pressure from the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, the Union of Brest was adopted, after which some of the hierarchs left the Ecumenical Patriarchate, forming the Ruthenian Uniate Church as part of the Cat
Christianity on the territory of modern Ukraine came in apostolic times. Legend has it that the Apostle Andrew the First-Called was on the hills of Kyiv and proclaimed to his disciples "Do you see those mountains — God's grace shines on these mountains — a great city ...
In 988 after the adoption of Christianity as the state religion in Kyivan Rus, the Metropolitanate of Kyiv was formed, which was subordinated to the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople: When the historical data, coming out of the fog of ambiguity, become accurate, they tell us
In December 1594, Bishop Terletskyi, on behalf of the Ukrainian episcopate, announced that the Orthodox Church intended to unite with the Catholic Church, provided that the Byzantine Rite and the ancient rights of the church were preserved. In December 1595, representatives of th
The Metropolitanate of Kyiv had autonomy within the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Saint Michael I is considered to be the first metropolitan of Kyiv and all of Rus. Under Grand Prince Volodymyr, in addition to Kyiv and Tmutorokan, there were Pereiaslav, Novgorod, and Chernihiv dioceses. Later there were Rostov, Vladimir, Belgorod, Polatsk, Turiv, Yuri, and others. Chronicles show that at the beginning of the XI century there were more than 100 churches in Kyiv. The Cathedral of the
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The Head of Kyiv City, unofficially and more commonly the Mayor of Kyiv, is elected by popular vote city official who serves as a head of the Kyiv city state administration and a chairperson the Kyiv City Council. The mayor is elected for the term of four years. Current mayor Vitali Klitschko was sworn in on 5 June 2014. Klitschko was last reelected in the 2020 Kyiv local election with 50.52% of the votes, in the first round of the election.
In March 1990, Kyiv's "First Truly Democratic" elections were announced. Dmytro Tabachnyk and Mikhail Pogrebinsky in an interview with Segodnya claimed that they were truly the most honest elections. The elections took place alongside the 1990 Ukrainian Supreme Soviet election. Following the political crisis of 1993–94, snap elections were held for to elect the country's president and parliament, as well as local elections. In 2006, according to the Kyiv City Electoral Commission, Leonid ...
An October 2010 Presidential decree relieved then-mayor of Kyiv Leonid Chernovetskyi of the office of Head of Kyiv City Administration, while still preserving the post of mayor. This led to Chernovetskyi being deprived of his official decision-making role and most power in the capital was handed over to the Head of Kyiv City Administration. At the time that was Oleksandr Popov, who was appointed by President Viktor Yanukovych on 16 November 2010. Before these amendments, the elected mayor of the
- Popular vote
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- Leonid Kosakivsky
- Kyiv Fortress Museum
The Kyiv Fortress or Kiev Fortress is a historical and architectural monument complex of Russian fortifications in Kyiv, Ukraine built from the 17th through 19th centuries. Construction began after the 1654 Council in Pereyaslav, on the site of the already existing fortified monastery of Kyiv Pechersk Lavra. Located on the hills of the high right bank of the Dnieper, bounded on the north by the Klovsky ravine, on the south and west - by the slopes of the Lybid River valley. The Kyiv Fortress onc
In the foreground: Arsenal: St. Nicholas Gate At the back: Large and small St. Nicholas Cathedral Lavra. View of Kyiv Fortress, August 2009 Panorama of the fortress Plan of the Kiev fortress, 1830s National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, Larva ...
The fortress complex consisted of about four main areas, the western side which had the hospital fortification and the Vasylkiv fortification, the northern side had the Kyiv Arsenal area including government buildings and gendarme barracks, the southern side included the Kyiv-Pec
Within the Kyiv Fortress is the Kyiv Fortress Museum, or Kyivska Fortetsya. It is semi-underground. The museum is housed in a 19th-century building, which was formerly a wing of the fortress.