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Kostas Marsaan on Yakut horror

Over the past decade, local cinema has made a great progress in Yakutia. More than…

The Yakut horse

The life of the Yakuts is inconceivable without a horse, this unique, extremely unpretentious and…

How to celebrate summer in the world’s coldest city

in Tourism

Most know Yakutsk for its jaw-dropping winters—if they know it at all—but it’s the city’s…

Where will mammoths be able to live in the case of their revival?

Scientists, supporters of the revival of extinct animals, plan to prevent the extinction of species…

Gold mining in Yakutia - 5 facts

This year, the gold mining industry of Yakutia is celebrating its 95th anniversary. YSIA has…

One of the last shamans to talk to

In a far Yakut village there lives one of the last real shamans of Yakutia.…

A long way home

in Tourism

During the ice age our republic was a Pleistocene steppe where a large number of…