When the Sky and the Lena River meet each other in Yakutia… An amazing time lapse video created by Viktor Gabyshev. He’s a biologist and tends to spend summers in long rafting expeditions in remote wilderness across the vast territory of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia’s Siberia. The last summer was expedition free. So, he decided to devote weekends to camping on the western bank of the Lena River in Tabaga and Kangalassy areas, 1 hr off Yakutsk. I live in Yakutsk myself from my birth and I…

2014 Regional Off-roading Champ in Yakutsk, Republic-Sakha, Siberia, Russia. Photographs.

YAKUTSK! YAKUTIA! SIBERIA! YEP! IT’S ALL ABOUT OFF-ROADING RACES! The Sakha Republic (Yakutia), the biggest Russian region in North-East Siberia & the Far East, is the perfect place for OFF-ROADING competitions among the strongest, fasters cars in the world. Well, maybe, not in the whole world, but Yakutia with its chilling terrains definitely challenge every driver who wants to feel craziness and experience the huge doze of adrenalines. June 12-14, 2014, the capital of the Sakha Republic, Yakutsk, hosted its 5th annual regional trophy raid championship. Officially, it’s…

This video was created at request of Yakutsk City Hall. The clip demonstrates how Yakutsk looks like in the summertime. Enjoy! Yakutsk was officially established by Russian Cossacks in 1632. Served as the beginning point for all exploring expeditions to Arctic Ocean, Chukotka, the Okhotsk Sea and other remote Russian Far Eastern areas. Still all epic Siberian expeditions goes through Yakutsk! Nowadays, it is the capital of the biggest Russian region called the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). Wish to feel the sense of adventure? Check it out VisitYakutia.com.

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.

Fashion Week in Yakutsk, Siberia, Russia. 13-17 May 2014.

Definitely, it’s never boring in Yakutsk, the coldest city on Earth. The winter is over, the cold disappeared, the snow almost melted, the ice on the Lena River just floated away, and the summer is at hand. What to do in betweens? If by any chance you are in Russia’s Siberian town of Yakutsk, take a chance and enjoy the glamour of Yakutsk Fashion Week. This year it will take place on May 13th — 17th, 2014. Top models. Extraordinary design. Eccentric hair cuts. Everything created and delivered…

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…

Football is very popular sports in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia’s Siberia. The region has its own professional club called ‘Yakutia.’ Herein, you can watch a pretty cool commercial for Yakutia FC’s matches in May. Oh, you didn’t know that Yakutia has its own team?! Now you know! If you are in Yakutsk, take a chance to see how Yakutian fellows can play the real football.

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.