“The conditions of the excavations are being extremely difficult due to how remote the place is, the lack of running water, the very cold weather ( up to -25 C during the night ). “
That would imply that , in the past, the weather in that spot was much, much different.
Perhaps, given time, weather pattern’s move. Maybe we are just starting to notice it, based on the ability to compile and evaluate several hundred years of data.
Either that, or this spot is proof that global warming is BS.
Cool! That’s about a 2 hour drive from where I live. I hadn’t heard anything about it yet. (BTW, this is in the heart of Russia’s wine region!)
I demand that Russia pull out of occupied Greece and roll back the borders to pre-6th century BC!