Yes, this is the same — this is the one city, the capital of Ukraine and there are  Ukrainian and Russian spellings. Most people will be more used KYIV, but you can find also KIEV in some of publishings. And both of them: KIEV and KYIV are correct, of cause.

And have a look — it`s really beautiful!

TOP — 10 Ukrainian phrases that can help you in communication and will feel you a little bit Ukrainian.

Hello — Pryvit

Bye — Buvai

Yes — Tak

No — Ni

Sorry — Vybachte

Please — Bud` laska

Thank you — D`jakuyu

Where is? — De?

How are you? — Yak spravy?

Can you help  me? — Wy mojete meni dopomogty?