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Where is the city of Kiev?

Kiev, which is more correctly called Kyiv, is the capital of Ukraine, formerly part of the USSR, and now an independent country west of Russia.
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What happened near Kiev and Odessa during the holocaust?

The Jews of Kiev were taken to a ravine called Babi Yar outside the city, marched up to the edge and machine-gunned. About 33,000 were killed: it was the biggest single massac (MORE)

Why was kiev called the third Roman empire?

First of all, the  term was not Third Roman Empire. It was the Third  Rome. Secondly, this term was not applied to the Kievan  Rus. It was applied to the Grand Principality (MORE)