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Thanks to the intervention of the public managed to defend the ancient archaeological monument in tsimlyanskii district, one kilometer South of the village of Krasnoyarsk. Now place 3-4 thousand years ago there lived ancient people excavations. Archaeologists find artifacts that can give a lot of valuable information to historians. They found bones, pottery, household items.

Thanks to the intervention of the public managed to defend the ancient archaeological monument in tsimlyanskii district, one kilometer South of the village of Krasnoyarsk. Now place 3-4 thousand years ago there lived ancient people excavations. Archaeologists find artifacts that can give a lot of valuable information to historians. They found bones, pottery, household items.

– The archeological site “Krasnoyarsk dune” is a complex of multi-temporal settlements of the second Millennium BC and 8-10 centuries of our era . says a local historian, activist Anatoly Chalykh. Probably being here and materials from other eras, including ground burial mound.

Historians lament: not only is the monument subjected to intense weathering, and the Central part of the dune crosses the power lines, in 2014, in the vicinity of excavations began the development of a sandy pit.

Local historians have applied to the Ministry of culture of Russia, and from there an appeal was sent to the Prosecutor. Recently known tsimlyanskii activist Nikolai Lukyanov replied. The Prosecutor’s office confirmed that an archeological complex “Krasnoyarsk dune” is the object of archaeological heritage, and open company “the Olympus Group” (a firm that conducts work for the extraction of sand), have not coordinated their activities with the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation and ensures the safety of the object. The Tsimlyansk district Prosecutor’s office has demanded to suspend work. Made a representation and the administration of Krasnoyarsk rural settlement to resolve the violations.

The other day there was a meeting of representatives of the company, leading the development of career, and archaeologists, on which the parties reached a compromise. The firm will assist the archaeologists in the excavations and sand mining workers will be conducted only in those places where it will not interfere with scientific work.

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