Greece opened excavations of the ancient settlement of Akrotiri
On the Greek island of Santorini on Wednesday, April 11, opened ancient Akrotiri is an ancient city of the Minoan civilization. According to Reuters. excavations were closed to tourists since…

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"Black diggers" stole coal for 7 million rubles
In Kiselevsk suppressed the activity of an illegal coal mine In Kiselevsk the criminal case on the fact of illegal mining of coal, the damage from which amounted to more…

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SC said it was possible for the exhumation of the remains of Alexander III

In order to remove the last doubts as to the authenticity of the remains of Tsarevich Alexei, the Grand Duchess Maria and their parents, the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia at the meeting of the Commission on the reburial proposed to open the tomb of Alexander III. Now the issue is addressed in investigative Committee of Russia.

– His Holiness the Patriarch proposed to conduct such a study, said senior investigator-criminalist main Department of criminalistics of the RF IC Vladimir Solovyov. – The question discussed, and while I can’t give you a definitive answer, but we think about it with the experts, since Alexander III – it’s still the closest to Nicholas II. As far as I know, his tomb has never been opened. No one here can say that someone planted a bone, someone has mixed these bones.

The first legend that in the place of the Romanov family buried the wrong people, appeared in 1918. Not stopped these rumors and when the burial of the family of the last Emperor of Russia in modern times. Many experts, among them prominent Church leaders, argued that in place of Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna buried by other people, perhaps their servants. Continue reading

How to get gold in Mongolia: black diggers

Many gold mining companies will alter the natural landscape of Mongolia. The extraction of gold disappear hundreds of rivers and lakes, and the Mongolia slowly turning into a desert.

In addition to the official production companies from Russia, Japan, China (from 23 countries), the main problem are the “black diggers”. They are called “ninjas” because of their appearance: they wear behind green metal pots, which are similar to heroes of the popular cartoon about the ninja turtles. Pictures of David gray, Reuters.

First, this “underground” activity in Mongolia was engaged in migrant workers from China, but after some time of this “economic niches” they were replaced by the Mongols themselves. Traditional Mongolian tent:

According to various estimates environmentalists, more than 100 thousand people in Mongolia are engaged in illegal gold mining. Photo: old Russian van production on someone’s yard: Continue reading

The opening of the fourth shift International youth archaeological camp

August 12 at 11 am in the conference hall of the Museum of fine arts (St. Sophia sq., 2) will take place solemn opening of the fourth shift International youth archaeological camp.

The project is implemented by the Interregional public Foundation “Center of National Glory” (Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the CNS – the President of JSC “Russian Railways” Vladimir Yakunin), in cooperation with the Novgorod state United Museum-reserve, Novgorod archaeological expedition and with the support of the Government of the Novgorod region. The camp is aimed at familiarising the participants with the Russian cultural-historical tradition, establishing the system of effective communications and development of comprehensive public relations youth of Russia, CIS, Europe and other countries, and the creation of the youth environment of communication through the development of the traditions of intercultural understanding.

During the International youth archaeological camp “Veliky Novgorod in the historical memory of generations” assumes detailed acquaintance with the history and archaeology of Novgorod the Great, more mission search, clearance and treatment of archaeological sites, Continue reading

Excavations in the estate of Sophia of Kyiv and Vyshhorod of the National reserve
This year the students of our Institute was fortunate to host the summer archeological practice in the National reserve Sophia of Kyiv and Vyshgorod historical and cultural reserve. In the…

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In Kabardino-Balkaria conducted excavations of the ancient settlement
In the Chegem district of Kabardino-Balkaria Institute of archaeology of the Caucasus (Nalchik) and scientists of the South of Russia began excavating the largest known settlement, Dating from the seventh…

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