Ukraine

Country in Eastern Europe

Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the east and north-east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west; and Romania, Moldova, and the Black Sea to the south. Ukraine also borders the Crimean Peninsula to its south, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, though Ukraine still continues to claim the territory. Including the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine has an area of 603,628ย km2 (233,062ย sqย mi), making it the second-largest country by area in Europe after Russia, and the 46th-largest country in the world. Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42 million, making it the seventh or eighth-most populous country in Europe, and the 32nd-most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Kyiv. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic. The dominant religion in the country is Eastern Orthodoxy.

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A Ukranian military plane carrying aviation school students burst into flames after crashing, killing at least 25 people on board. The cause of the crash is not..
3 hours ago • WorldNews

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The aircraft, carrying air force cadets, was on a training flight when it came down near Kharkiv.
Credit: BBC News - Published 6 hours ago

The aircraft, carrying air force cadets, was on a training flight when it came down near Kharkiv.
Credit: BBC News - Published 15 hours ago

The removed accounts targeted a number of countries, including the U.S., but focused primarily on Syria and Ukraine.
Credit: CBS News - Published 2 days ago

House Democrats announced they would conduct an impeachment investigation into Donald Trump's conduct in Ukraine on Sept. 24, 2019.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 2 days ago

Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report Wednesday (US time) alleging that the work Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine constituted a..
3 days ago • New Zealand Herald
His work in Ukraine was "awkward" while his father was vice-president but no wrongdoing was found.
Credit: BBC News - Published 3 days ago

Democrats dismissed the investigation as "faulty" and rooted in Russian disinformation.
Credit: CBS News - Published 3 days ago

In a recording released by Parnas' attorneyโ€‹ earlier this year, President Trump told Parnas he wanted him to "take out" the Ukrainian ambassador.
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

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