Victory Day in Yakutsk, Russia. Yakutians honored the fallen soldiers and veterans of the Great Patriotic War, the Soviet front of WWII, on May 9th, 2014. Photo credit: Arkady Lebedev, Nashe Vremya Newspaper.

May 09, 2014, YAKUTSK — Yakutians honored the fallen soldiers and veterans of the Great Patriotic War, the Soviet front of WWII, on May 9th, 2014. 62509 Yakutians participated in the...

The Letter from Siberia is a great documentary about my region called Republic of Sakha-Yakutia. Created and released by Dr. Chris Marker in 1957. A long time ago, indeed. Though I...

View on Yakutsk Mammoth Museum. A woolly rhino discovered in the Kolyma River area in Republic Sakha-Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Currently, kept in Yakutsk Mammoth Museum fridge. Mammoth and other Ice Age...

Alexander Khodulov was a Yakutian artist, who lived from 1962 till 2003. His preferred genres were portrait, landscape scenery, still life, etc. He was born in Yakutsk. In the family of...

Today is Russia’s Victory Day, a national holiday celebrated across the country. See photographs taken on Victory Day in Yakutsk, Republic of Sakha-Yakutia, Russia.

This is a 5-min video about Yakutia! Its creators tried to do the impossible… to show all images of the vast diverse region called Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Think, they succeeded,...

In June, Ilya Kovyakin, a friend of mine from Magadan, asked me to help him with fishing on the Lena River and travelling to Lena Pillars. He said, he would wish...

Hooray! May is at hand! It’s time for Yakutian men to hunt for ducks… Rumours went out. Some say that duck hunt might be prohibited due to games migrated from radiated...

Here in historical videos, you can see how Yhyakh (Ысыах in Russian), the Yakut national holiday, was celebrated in the 1960s. For the long period, the Soviets prohibited the Yakuts to...

Saying a lot of thanks to my Finish friend of mine, Fredrik Forsberg, who provided a book print scan copy and the A FEMALE YAKOUTI chapter text from the book «Costume...