Ukraine also borders the Crimean Peninsula to its south, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in , though Ukraine still continues to claim the territory. Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42 million,  making it the seventh or eighth-most populous country in Europe, and the 34th-most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Kyiv. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic. The dominant religion in the country is Eastern Orthodoxy. The territory of modern Ukraine has been inhabited since 32, BC.
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Señales rusas equívocas en el este de Ucrania
Ukraine was the center of the first eastern Slavic state, Kyivan Rus, which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Europe. Weakened by internecine quarrels and Mongol invasions, Kyivan Rus was incorporated into the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and eventually into the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. The cultural and religious legacy of Kyivan Rus laid the foundation for Ukrainian nationalism through subsequent centuries. A new Ukrainian state, the Cossack Hetmanate, was established during the midth century after an uprising against the Poles.
Entre tanto, cerca de En consecuencia, el presidente ruso Vladimir Putin quiere mantener Ucrania inestable y enredada en un conflicto no tan congelado, con el objetivo de que regrese, eventualmente, a su esfera de influencia. Dispone de fuerzas sustanciales en el lado ruso de la frontera con Ucrania, como mucho a una hora del frente.