The Japanese word for Ukraine is Ukuraina (ウクライナ) and Kyiv is Kiefu (キエフ). Find more words related to the Ukraine in the table below.
Interesting facts about the Ukraine and Japan
Diplomatic relations between Japan and the Ukraine were established in 1992, shortly after Ukraine gained independence from the Soviet Union. Since then, their relationship has been generally friendly, but not particularly deep or extensive.
Economic ties between the two countries have been growing slowly in recent years, with bilateral trade reaching $1 billion in 2020. Japan is mostly interested in Ukraine’s agriculture, while the Ukraine is interested in Japanese technology and investment. However, the trade volume between them remains small.
Also, Japan has been supportive towards the Ukraine during Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 and with the current war.