“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.
This is BS. It's Russia's warmest region.
Ovid was exiled to somewhere in that area, and he didn’t care for the weather, or for the fact that he started speaking Scythian like a native. :’)
Wow, the article thinks that it's odd that a wilderness area doesn't have running water. Amazing.
I'm thinking this journalist needs a massive smack to the side of the head for his idiocy.