In the late March, I had a chance to watch fishing on the Yana River near Batagai settlement in the Verkhoyansky area of North Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. In the above photo...

This winter scene is good for a Merry Christmas card, though reindeer here is in his natural environment… in Oymyakon, one of the coldest inhabited places in the world. Located in...

Huraay, Yegor Makarov (http://www.muuskhaia.ru/), prominent businessman in Yakutia, shared this video with me. He said, The world needs to know the Yakut horse. The Yakut horse is a breed originated on...

Anabar is a short name for Anabarsky District, one of the northernmost region in the Arctic zone of Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Siberia, Russia. See the set of Anna Opsipova‘s photographs...

A few years ago, the Moscow-based Independent correspondent Shawn Walker arrived in Yakutsk, the administrative center of Siberia’s Republic of Sakha-Yakutia, in the deep winter. I think it was January. So,...

Yesterday I just stood a little bit near the New Year tree installed recently on Lenin Square in Yakutsk City, Yakutia, Siberia / Russia, and took my chance to take a...

The settlement of Batagai in pictures. Batagai is the administrative center of Verkhoyansky region located in North-East Yakutia, Siberia / Russia. See more photographs taken by Rubis

Thanks to Ajar Varlamov’s ability to walk his lovely Mariska laika dog in any cold winter weather, now you can see how local people prepare ice cubes on the Lena River...

These photographs were taken in the morning. This is what we do daily in Yakutsk, Russia. We head to kindergarden and then to work. Yes, right now in winter it’s always...

This morning we had -42C in Yakutsk, Yakutia, Siberia / Russia. At last, real winter arrived. See today’s photographs of the extreme cold winter… and stay tuned, as the day is...