The Scythians inhabited Scythia from at least the 11th century BC to the 2nd century C.E. In the seventh century BC, the Scythians controlled large swaths of territory throughout Eurasia.
The Andronovo culture is a collection of similar local Bronze Age cultures that flourished c. 2000900 BC in western Siberia and the central Eurasian Steppe.
The first indigenous peoples evolved physically and culturally to meet the rigorous demands of their remarkable environment.
According to the field of genetic genealogy, people first resided in Siberia by 45,000 BCE and spread out east and west to populate Europe and the Americas.