Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the north-east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west; and Romania, Moldova, and the Black Sea to the south. Ukraine is the second-largest country in Europe after Russia, and the 46th-largest country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic. The dominant religion in the country is Eastern Orthodoxy.
Ukraine is the participant country in the Defence Education Enhancement Program (DEEP) composed of U.S. and other NATO defence educators.