Unique crouched burials for this period - comprising seriously ill quartet - presents archeologists with a puzzle.
Decline in consumption of venison and fresh river fish along with cut in distances covered on nomadic pasture routes ushers in modern curse.
Intriguing finds from archeological excavations in old garrison town of Tara, a key historic staging post to the east.
Threat to Salekhard and Anadyr could come even sooner - by the mid-2020s - as thaw of frozen ground is forecast to have 'devastating' impact.
Kissing and hugging to survive, hallucinations, fearing their 4 children would be orphans, giving up, cuddling in the Arctic snow to die...then a miracle.