Horse breeders & Yakutian horses in the cold. One of toughest jobs in Yakutia, Russia's Siberia. Photo by Maria Vasilieva, Yakutia-Sakha News Agency. Yakutsk, Russia.

Yakutian horse (Wikipedia) is a native breed in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia’s Siberia. They are perfectly adopted to the extreme cold conditions. They don’t spend winter days indoor. They are always outdoor searching food (grasses) under snow themselve. Horse breeders’ responsibility is to protect them from wolves and take care of them. If horses couldn’t find enough grass under icy snow, breeders lead them to the field rich of soft snow and grasses. If some of animals have weight out of standard, they are kept in the…

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 Great Patriotic War. 288 veterans left among us by now. How many Yakutians fought in the Great Patriotic War (1941 — 1945)? 62509 people, including 418 women, from 18 districts of the region known now as the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia’s North-East Siberia & Far East. At that moment, the total population was 413.8 thousand people. In…

Mordern national costumes inspired by Siberian Northern Peoples. Designer Avgustina Filippova. Photo credit: Victor Li-Fu. Republic Sakha-Yakutia, Siberia, Russia.

Really proud to show the following images of stylized national costumes from the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia’s North-East Siberia and Far East. Beautiful Yakutian ladies. Awesome national costumes. Fascinating photographs. This is what these photographs are about. Costumes created by highly-respected designer, Avgustina Filippova. Photographs are set and taken by talented Victor Li-Fu.

From Yakutia with Love. Fascinating Siberian wedding photographs by Evgeny Uranhaai. Location: Lena River near Yakutsk in Siberia, Russia.

Yakutsk-based photographer Evgeny Uranhaai delivered amazingly beautiful wedding photographs of his just-merried friends, Anya and Kirill, who celebrated the beggining of their happiest family life on April 26, 2014. «Kirill and Anya are good friends of mine and colleagues,» he says. «They are joyful and positive persons.» The wedding day was fantastic. It was raining in the morning. Shining and hailing in the noon. And snowing towards the evening.

Flying over Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Aerial mountain-river photo by Masaomi Adachi.

19 aerial photographs of Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia’s Siberia & Far East. April 2014. Photo credit: Masaomi Adachi. This week I facebooked a photo of my little boy sitting at a table in one of the best Yakutsk restaurants and there was the drawing of a tweeting bird hanging on the wall. In the caption I wrote, «The spring is when the soul is singing.» That was actually drawn in the picture. Suddently, in comments I have received a few aerial photographs of snowy Yakutia from a Tokyo-based…

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.

May Day Parade in Yakutsk, Yakutia, Russia’s Siberia. The event took place on May 1st, 2013. See all photographs.

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 beasts bones on shelves in the storage of Yakutsk Mammoth Museum [in the above photo] I love visiting Yakutsk Mammoth Museum located in the mordern building of North-Eastern Federal University (formerly known as Yakutsk State University). It occupies pretty small premises, but full of bones and samples right from the Ice Age. Most of all, I like…

To give an idea of Yakutsk weather in winter, take a look at yesterday’s street photographs. Fog, cold, and frozen snow. Lamps, billboards, and deer. Road signs, traffic lights and slow vehicles. Enjoy 10 winter street photographs from Russia’s Siberian city of Yakutsk.