Я живу в Киеве. I live in Kiev.
This is one of the examples when to use the Prepositional case in Russian. The noun Киев (Kiev) is put here in the form of Prepositional case в Киеве (in Kiev) as it expresses the location. Use the Prepositional case endings for Nouns, Adjectives and Pronouns when to talk about location: Этот большой город – В этом большом городе; Эта большая квартира – В этой большой квартире.
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Prepositional case questions:
Где? Where? O ком? About whom? О чём? About what?
When to use the Prepositional case in Russian. The use of the Prepositional (with examples):