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THE ANCIENT TOWN

The modern Shevchenkivsky district is located in the territory of ancient Kyiv

May 22, 2002

by Oleksandr Motsya and Denis Pogorelov
Starokyivski Visti
Kyiv, Ukraine
December 2001
(translated by ArtUkraine.com)
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People settled themselves on the benches of the Dnipro - Slavuta ( old name ) about twenty thousand years ago. But the town itself, in its scientific meaning, appeared much later - about 1500 years ago. The first Slavic settlement was built on Starokyivs'ka hill, where the National Historical museum is located now....

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