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2018 Journey to the Pole of Cold starts in Yakutia
The program of the event tour
Journey to the Pole of Cold’2018
includes visiting cultural and historical and ethnographic centers,
The Pole of Cold
rally-raid, a trip to Lake Labynkyr.
40-degree frost to grip Yakutia
The coldest will be in the north-east of the republic
85 degrees below zero: Yakut frosts make international news
Fifty-degree frosts for residents of Yakutia at this time of year are quite common. But it is the extremely low temperatures in Yakutia that have become the topic number one for many Russian and world media these days.
Bull of Winter has lost the first horn
Employees of the State Unitary Enterprise of
Housing and Communal Services of RS (Yakutia)
traditionally have cut down the horn of the ice
Bull of Cold
- symbol of the Yakut frost installed near the administrative building of the enterprise. Horn in the ice bull was cut down by Deputy Director General Yuri Sadovnikov.
Foreign students in Russia: fears, discoveries and interests
The number of European students in Russia grew by 40% within one year
Hydrometeorological Center of Russia: The weather will get warmer in the middle of the week
Significant warming is expected in Yakutia in the last week of the year. The head of the Hydrometeorological Center of the Russian Federation Roman Vilfand told TASS on Monday.
Icy-clist: Japanese tourist gets frostbite in quest to get to Yakutia’s Pole of Cold
© Vadim Skryabin/TASS
A Japanese tourist tried to get to the Pole of Cold in Yakutia’s Oymyakon District by bike
Il Darkhan meets with Yakut media
Today, on December 20, the traditional media meeting of the head of Yakutia Egor Borisov with the editors-in-chief of the Yakut media is held in the Republican Media Center. One of the first questions concerned the goods delivery through the winter roads of the republic.
In Yakutsk artists will draw cityscapes in 50-degree frosts
The National Art Museum of Yakutia invites the Yakutians to the coldest drawing class. Participants of the open-air will paint cityscapes directly on the street in 50-degree frosts.
New Welding Technology at Extreme Temperatures
Winter in Yakutia is extreme. The temperature often crosses over -50 degrees Celsius. But even in such cold weather works on objects and enterprises do not stop. In order to be able to maintain year-round operation, for example in the construction, starting with the 50-ies of the last century, scientists and engineers have done a great job.
Photo report: Winter in Yakutsk
January is the frostiest and foggiest month in Yakutsk. But the subzero temperature does not prevent to admire the winter capital of the republic. The pictures of Maria Vasilieva, YSIA, capture the views of fabulous snowy Yakutsk.
Sakha-French project that drew attention of Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation
Instagram account of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation posted online the information dedicated to the coldest permanently inhabited place in the world - the village of Oymyakon in Yakutia.
Selfie made by Yakutsk resident goes viral
Anastasia Gruzdeva from Yakutsk became an overnight success after she published an unusual selfie on her Instagram account. Some users of the social networks call it
She did it again - famous selfie with snow-covered eyelashes
Anastasia Gruzdeva repeated last year's selfie, which made her famous. Earlier her snow-covered eyelashes caused violent reaction on the Internet and in the world media. And now the winter photo of the girl was estimated by about 10.000 people.
Snowdrop Day in Yakutia
Annually on May 18 Yakutia celebrates Snowdrop Day. Every year the number of these flowers decreases.
Snowstorm in Yakutsk
Last night a strong snow storm hit Yakutsk
Spring is near: Cold Bull’s first horn fell off
According to the folk calendar of the Sakha people and ancient Yakut legends on January 31 Winter Bull’s first horn falls off - from this day frosts weaken.
Student from Africa talks about winter, stroganina and Russian language
In an interview the student from Burundi Emmanuel Niyoyitungira told why he decided to get a second higher education in Yakutsk and what his compatriots think of Russia
Survived the winter: Yakut winter through the eyes of New Zealander
Today, Eleni Laven, a citizen of New Zealand tells about her first experience in the extreme cold.
Survived the winter: Yakut winter through the eyes of the British
Yakutia is still unknown to tourists. In the coming days on our website we will publish interviews with "survivors," citizens of England, South Africa and New Zealand. Rose Bridle, teacher of English, did not know anything about the northern republic before her arrival here. She talks about how to deal with the cold, the complexities of life in the north and why she believes the Yakutians are real gem of the republic.
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