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The mysterious Polovtsian statues that watch over the Eurasian steppes

Silent and enigmatic, a large number of stone Polovtsian statues of ancient warriors occupy the Eurasian steppes. The History Of Polovtsian Statues For much of the Middle Ages, the Polovtsians (a term derived from the Ukrainian¬†polovtsy¬†: blond) were warriors who swarmed through the Eurasian steppes.¬† Starting from the area that Ukraine now occupies, these nomads …