Kiev is the capital and largest city in Ukraine, located in the central north of the country on the Dnieper River. It is the 8th largest city in Europe and is considered one of the leading and most powerful cities in Eastern Europe.

Also one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe, it was founded in the 9th Century AD.

Today, it is known for its beauty, architecture, economy, and culture.

People Born in Kiev

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Kiev in People's Lives

Peter the Great: I visited this city in 1709. While here, I attended a sermon by Theophan Prokopovich, and was so impressed by his eloquence that I decided to recruit him as my advisor and confidante in church matters.

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