Pronounced Pron. KEE-ev
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 1/12/2016
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The name Kiev comes from a medieval legend about the founding of the city told by a Chronicler of Rus-Ukraine. It was three brothers, Kie, Shchek and Khoriv, and their sister Lebid, who were the founders.