Today we had minus 45 degree Centigrade and the Orthodox Church’s Epiphany holiday (wiki). Well, it is the day, when Orthodox priest bless the river waters and it became sacred. It...

Hereby I present Yuri Sleptsov‘s art works. His drawings are done on a plastic board with the use of a scalpel. Such a technique is called scratchboard or scraperboard (grattazh, in...

Yesterday we had the so-called Pokrova Day, an Orthodox sacred holiday celebrated annually on October 14th. Learn more about celebration history background on wiki. Do we celebrate the Pokrova Day? Well,...

Verkhoyansky region located in North-Eastern Yakutia is remarkable for many things. It is as extremely cold as Oymyakon and that’s why this area is so zealously competing for the title «The...

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...

This is the trailer of non-existing fantasy / horror / history / drama movie created and presented by Yakutsk-based film makers, E. Osipov (producer), Misha Vasiliev (director), Sema Amanatov (cameraman, director...

Today the Orthodox Church celebrates the Christening of the Lord and our Savor Jesus Christ and Russian Christians do traditional epiphany bathing, which turns out to be relatively extreme in the...