Part of Scythia in antiquity and settled by Getae, in the migration period, Ukraine is also the site of early Slavic expansion, and enters history proper with the establishment of the medieval state of Kievan Rus, which emerged as a powerful nation in the Middle Ages but disintegrated in the 12th century.
Including the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2(233,062 sq mi),making it the second-largest country by areain Europeafter Russia, and the 46th-largest countryin the world.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This is a complete list of cities in Ukraine. On 1 January 2010 there were 459 cities (Ukrainian: місто, misto) in Ukraine. City status is granted on the decision of the Ukrainian parliament (Verkhovna Rada).
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The official language of Ukraine is Ukrainian, an East Slavic language, which is the native language of 67.5% of Ukraine's population. Russian is the native language of 29.6% of Ukraine's population and the rest (2.9%) are native speakers of other languages.
Within Ukraine, the region is the most highly urbanized, particularly portions of central Kharkiv Oblast, south-western Luhansk Oblast, central, northern and eastern areas of Donetsk Oblast. The most common language in eastern Ukraine is Russian.
Ukraine reacted to the move by calling it a "direct invasion". Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council published a report on the number and contents of these convoys, claiming they were arriving almost daily in November (up to 9 convoys on 30 November) and their contents were mainly arms and ammunition.
Ukraine (IPA: [ukrɑjinɑ]) - ke naha wa Uropa.E nang le baahi ba fetang 42,539,000 ka palo. Sebakeng seo ke 603 628 km². Khōlō ka ho fetisisa sebakeng seo ea naha, eo tšimong larileng ka ka ho feletseng a Europe 'me ea bobeli a Europe.
Named in honour of Leo, the eldest son of Daniel, King of Ruthenia, it was the capital of the Kingdom of Galicia–Volhynia from 1272 to 1349, when it was conquered by King Casimir III the Great of Poland. From 1434, it was the regional capital of the Ruthenian Voivodeship in the Kingdom of Poland.
Kyiv is an important industrial, scientific, educational and cultural center of Eastern Europe. It is home to many high-tech industries, higher education institutions, and historical landmarks. The city has an extensive system of public transport and infrastructure, including the Kiev Metro.
- 179 m (587 ft)
- AD 482 (officially)
The Holodomor (Ukrainian: Голодомо́р, romanized: Holodomór; derived from морити голодом, moryty holodom, 'to kill by starvation'), also known as the Famine-Genocide in Ukraine, the Terror-Famine and sometimes referred to as the Great Famine or the Ukrainian Genocide of 1932–33, was a famine in Soviet Ukraine from 1932 to 1933 that killed millions of Ukrainians.