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.

Great news! Russia’s railways are set to break new ground on Friday, September 24, 2010, when the remote Siberian line linking Central Yakutia to the Amur opens a new station at Kerdyom (also written as Kardem or Kerdem) 150km south off Yakutsk. If to be more precise, on the opposite Lena River bank in front of Pokrovsk. Vladimir Putin was expected to lay the final rail on the line during his visit to the region this week, but people say he is not coming. The first passenger service…