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Noun1.Kyyiv - capital and largest city of the UkraineKyyiv - capital and largest city of the Ukraine; a major manufacturing and transportation center
Ukraine, Ukrayina - a republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century
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Moscow and St Petersburg (formerly Leningrad) Tallinn and the other capitals and coastal areas of the Baltic States Kyyiv, the Blade Sea Coast; and the Crimean Peninsula in the Ukraine Tashkent and the ancient cities of the Silk Road n Uzbekistan Eastern coast of the Black Sea in Russia and Georgia lake Baikal and Siberian Russia Novgorod and the acient Russian cities of the Northwest
Petersburg, and Kyyiv. This region receives more tourist visitors than any other in the countries.
Kiev (now Kyyiv) was largely destroyed during World War II and has been rebuilt as a modern city.