Kievan Rus' was founded by the Rus' people, who came from Scandinavia across Ladoga and settled in Kiev around 880 AD.
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Ukraine is a unitary republic under a semi-presidential system with separate powers: legislative, executive, and judicial branches. Taking into account reserves and paramilitary personnel, 77.8% of whom are Ukrainians by ethnicity, followed by a sizeable minority of Russians (17.3%) as well as Romanians/Moldovans, Belarusians, Crimean Tatars, Bulgarians, and Hungarians.
Ukrainian is the official language of Ukraine; its alphabet is Cyrillic.
In the 2000s, the government began leaning towards NATO, and a deeper cooperation with the alliance was set by the NATO-Ukraine Action Plan signed in 2002.
It was later agreed that the question of joining NATO should be answered by a national referendum at some point in the future.
Two brief periods of independence occurred during the 20th century, once near the end of World War I and another during World War II.