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It’s ‘Ukraine,’ not ‘the Ukraine’ – here’s why

Ukrainian passports say “Ukraine” with no “the.” On the Polish border, March 5, 2022. Enrico Mattia Del Punta/NurPhoto via Getty Images Kathryn E. Graber, Indiana University For most of the 20th century, English speakers referred to “the Ukraine,” following Soviet practice. That’s not the case now. Ukraine’s official name in English does not include “the,” […]