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Ukraine

Country in Eastern Europe

Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the north-east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west; and Romania, Moldova, and the Black Sea to the south. Ukraine is currently in a territorial dispute with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014. Including the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), making it the second-largest country 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 eighth or ninth-most populous country in Europe, and the 32nd-most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic. The dominant religion in the country is Eastern Orthodoxy.

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Thousands of Ukrainians queued in long lines on Friday at the last three border crossings with Poland that remain open to get to their homeland before Ukraine..
Credit: Reuters - Published 14 hours ago

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Thousands of Ukrainians queued in long lines on Friday at the last three border crossings with Poland that remain open to get to their homeland before Ukraine..
Credit: Reuters - Published 18 hours ago

Ukraine will suspend all air and rail links with other countries from March 27 in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the Interfax Ukraine news..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Ukraine's government approved on Wednesday declaring an emergency across the whole country for the next 30 days over the spread of the coronavirus, Prime..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Thousands of people have gone missing since the conflict started in 2014, according to the Red Cross.
Credit: BBC News - Published 4 days ago

The black-robed Orthodox clerics sit in a line under an icon in one of Ukraine's oldest monasteries, mixing up batches of hand sanitizer to distribute to the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

The trial of four men accused of murder over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine in 2014 will be adjourned until June 8 to give defense lawyers..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

'Absurd' case comes as department under pressure to update immigration guidance over Covid-19 outbreak
Credit: Independent - Published 6 days ago

Border guards have arrested a man in a wetsuit who admitted to smuggling surgical masks across a river from Ukraine into Romania, Ukraine's border guard service..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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