River navigation started in Republic of Sakha-Yakutia, Russia's Siberia in 2014.

YAKUTSK, 14 MAY 2014 — River navigation has started in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) 10 days earlier than expected. Today the first cargo ship arrived in Yakutsk River Port that plans to handle 750 ton. This year’s river navigation start is the most earliest for last decades in Yakutia.

«Prozhektor» (eng. ‘spotlight’) and the main idea around it is as a project to get an instant experience in their future profession while learning theory. Each coming new issue has to have a new team: new editor, proofreaders, reporters, designers and so on. «Practice makes perfect» is their unofficial motto. Start is always a zero because in their profession its effective communication lead to the first step to succeed and to finish before deadline.

September 23rd, 2013, was a remarkable day in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia, Russia’s Siberia. It was the day when people woke up and saw the first snow on the ground and trees. Awesome! Winter almost arrived! Reportedly, it was snowing in Nerungri & Aldan (South Yakutia), Lensk & Mirny (West Yakutia), Olenek (North Yakutia). Almost everywhere, apart from Central Yakutia with Yakutsk. See more photos!

Hooray! Hooray! Evgenia Arbugaeva, who was born in the Arctic seaport of Tiski in Yakutia, Russia’s Siberia, is the Winner of Leica Oskar Barnack Award. Her set of artful photographs depicting her homeland won the highest appraisal.

This is awesome! Yakutsk-based Yakutia Airlines has unveiled its first Sukhoi Superjet 100 in its full colour scheme. Here it is right after the painting work was completed and three years after the air company signed for a pair of the twinjets. Cool, isn’t it?

I am really glad to share the following news. I have reasons to do it. First, my Internet is very slow. Second, my Internet is 3G. Russian wireline operator TransTeleCom (TTK) plans to launch a fiber optic line in the city of Yakutsk, capital of the constituent republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in December, Alexander Borisov, deputy prime minister of the region, told reporters on Thursday, as cited by RIA Novosti. The launch of the fiber optic line will help to decrease tariffs on Internet access services and increase…

Great news arrived yesterday from UNESCO HQ in Paris. Yakutia’s Lena Pillars Nature Park was officially announced on Monday morning by The World Heritage Committee to be added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. It was the last site to be inscribed during this year’s session. What is Lena Pillars Nature Park? Lena Pillars Nature Park is marked by spectacular rock pillars that reach a height of approximately 100 metres along the banks of the Lena River in the central part of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). They were produced…

Today I managed to have visited three voting sites during the first half of the 2012 Russian President election. By the way, Yakutsk is electing its mayor as well. See photographs of how people is choosing its leader in Yakutsk, Siberia / Russia.

Russia’s Republic of Sakha-Yakutia is pretty proud of being the land, where mammoths could be found nearly every year. Recently, the Yukagir community area in Yakutia’s Arctic zone has brought many valuable findings for the world of paleontology. Eight years ago, it was the intacted Yukagir mammoth head and foot. They were shown at 2005 World Expo in Japan. A few years ago, there was already an ancient horse remains found. Read the related post with photographs. Last year was prominent with two events. In August, the well-preserved…

Yep, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in Yakutsk. He arrived right from Hawaii this night. The purpose of his official visit is to discuss the issues related to housing and communal services and participate in the opening of the last constructed branch line of the railway Berkakit — Tommot — Yakutsk in the settlement of Nizhnyj Bestyakh. This place is located in front of Yakutsk on the opposite bank of the Lena River. Amazing! The half of the day I had been waiting from local journalists for any photographs…