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Zaporizhia or Zaporozhye is a city in south-central Ukraine, which rests on the banks of the Dnieper River. Archaeological finds in the area suggest that Scythian nomads were living here about 2 to 3 thousand years ago. From the fifteenth through the seventeenth centuries this place was famous for the

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