KP (newspaper)

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Not to be confused with Komsomolskaya Pravda.
KP
KP newspaper 2016.gif
Front cover (2016)
Type Daily
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Ukrainian Media Holding
Editor-in-chief Andrew Khrustaliov[1]
Founded 1996[2]
Language Russian (predominantly)
Headquarters Kiev
Circulation 1 million[3]
Sister newspapers Komsomolskaya Pravda
Website www.kp.ua

KP is a Ukrainian newspaper published six times a week[4] in Kiev, the nation's capital. It is a Russian language newspaper with some regional editions in the Ukrainian language.[2]

2007 front cover

In March 2009 the paper was awarded a "Newspaper of the Year 2008" award.[5]

In order to apply with Ukrainian decommunization laws the newspaper changed its name from Komsomolskaya Pravda in Ukraine (Russian: Комсомольская правда в Украине; Ukrainian: Комсомольська правда в Україні) to KP in January 2016.[4] But the newspaper stressed it was never a "mouthpiece" of (the youth wing of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union) Komsomol.[4]

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