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Here is a very fine page on the ancient Ukraine called
Ancient Inventions of Ukraine
by Andrew Gregorovich
As Gregorovich writes:
"The Ancient World created many of the inventions which have contributed to the progress of civilization. Among these are a number which originated in Ukraine. Some of these are noted in the book Ancient Inventions, by Peter James and Nick Thorpe (New York: Ballantine Books, 1994). In this book review we would like to focus on these inventions which originated in Ukraine according to James and Thorpe and include some additional items they missed."