A Country in Eastern Europe
Ukraine is located by the Black Sea. It is the second-largest country by area in Europe with over 40-million population. Its capital is Kyiv.
The territory has been inhabited since 32,000 BCE. During the Middle Ages, the area was the center of East Slavic culture as Kyivan Rus' state.
Ukraine became independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Its neighbors are Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Belarus, and Russia.