"Where is Ukraine?"
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Words have more than one form in Russian. Imagine a foreign learner asking "In the hint it says girl and girl's but She it is a little girl's is not accepted. Why?"
Each form has its own use. A huge number of popular country names are feminine nouns in Russian. Some end in -а, many end in -ия (Испания, Англия, Германия, Франция, Италия, Япония, Финляндия, Португалия, Греция...)
When you use them in the Locative form (to say where something IS), the ending is е (if it is like Украина) or -и (if the noun ends in -ия or it is a feminine noun ending in ь):
- Я в Америке/Москве.
- Я в России/Англии/Испании/Греции/Германии...
Previously, we learned (via the comments section on the one question) that both the phrases 'где ты' and 'ты где' are grammatically, but the former is preferred due to its phonetics. Is one allowed, through analogy, to say украина где? My answer was not accepted and I was wondering if this was an error.