Kiev60is amedium formatSLRfilm system camera manufactured byArsenalFactory, in Kiev, Ukraine, former USSR. It was produced between 1984-99. Kiev, the English Romanization of Киев is the capital of Ukraine.
The Kiev 60 is inspired by the Pentacon Six. While sometimes considered to be a Soviet Union copy of the Pentacon Six, this is not strictly accurate. The Kiev 60 has been substantially re-designed. The cameras share the same basic design principles and lens bayonet, but nothing else. One of the greatest features of the Kiev 60 is its compatibility with many of the Pentacon Six lenses.