Why Kyiv vs Kiev

Are we changing? Why are we changing? Because Kyiv (pronounced KEYv) is closer to the name in Ukranian and Kiev (pronounced keyEV) is closer to the name in Russian.

Here’s an NPR article you can click on, from January 25, 2022 with a pretty comprehensive description: https://www.npr.org/2022/01/25/1075357281/how-do-you-pronounce-kyiv.

DANG, I’m watching tv now, cable news, 24/7. Make me stop!

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