is a state international highway in Ukraine connecting the two largest cities: Kiev and Odessa.
Together with it is a part of European route (Saint Petersburg – Kiev – Odessa … Samsun – Merzifon) and the Trans-European transportation corridor #9. The route is 453 km (281 mi) long. It starts in Kiev, goes through Vasylkiv, Bila Tserkva, Uman, Liubashivka and ends in Odessa.
The road is a 2x2-lane dual carriageway in its entirety.