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Epiphany Day on shores of the Arctic Ocean

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More than 30 baptismal fonts, ice holes used for water consecration on Epiphany Day, will be organized in Yakutia this year, despite the 50-degree frost in some regions of the republic. It is assumed that about 60 thousand people will take part in bathing; the frost does not frighten them. Fonts are planned to be organized on the Lena River, the Pole of Cold and on the shores of the Arctic Ocean.
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Selfie made by Yakutsk resident goes viral

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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 Snow makeup.
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First-grader and Mayor of Yakutsk

1 grade boy at Mayors office
The head of Yakutsk Aisen Nikolaev in Instagram told the story of an eight-year-old boy who is struggling with infantile cerebral palsy. His name is Alyosha Eremeev. A year ago he was chained to a wheelchair.

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