Poll: Which would you use?

Which would you use?

He comes from Ukraine.
He comes from the Ukraine.

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  • Votes: 387
  • Comments: 7
  • Added: September 2006

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Comments:

goorja

should be with 'the' because 'Ukraine' is one of the exceptions as far as 'the' article is concerned

rob

yes, i use the (british)

joe

The use of 'the' is completely wrong since it implies that Ukraine is a territorial part of a larger state, like Russia.

Uncle Joe

Not really, Joe. It just carried over from when it was not an independent nation.

Ben Curtis

I thought the Ukraine was a part of the Russia.

Cossack

I was born in "the Ukraine" so I know it's referred to as "the Ukraine".

Angela

he comes from Ukraine

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