Tag Yakutia
Funny Russia | Fun | Videos  | 04.08.21

Yakut Cat Protected His Owners From Bear [Video]

A black cat named Vasya did not let the bear get closer to people and drove him away even when the bear suddenly moved towards him, as can be seen in the footage of the video presented by 360 TV channel. The cat’s owners reacted calmly to the bear and only jokingly commented on what

Culture | Events | Visit  | 21.06.21

Today Yakut People Meet New Year

Today, on June 21, 2021, the Republic of Sakha celebrates Ysyakh (Yhyakh) which is also known as the Yakut New Year. This day is annually declared an official day off by the decision of the President of Yakutia, barnaul-altai reports. It is associated with the cult of the solar deity and fertility, therefore this holiday

Culture | Fun | Movies | Videos  | 29.04.21

Heart of a Soldier: War Film Released in Yakutia [Video]

The feature film “The Heart of a Soldier” based on the work of the Yakut writer, poet, and front-line soldier Timofey Smetanin, was released today in Yakutia, TASS reports with reference to the film’s director Ruslan Tarakhovsky.    The director said that there are two temporal parallels in the film. In one, Timofey Smetanin writes

Insight | Around Russia  | 19.04.21

Expeditions to Find Gifted Children Organized in Yakutia

The Small Academy of Sciences (MAN) of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) which is a regional centre for identifying and supporting gifted children, for the first time organizes trips to the regions of the republic to find talents in science, sports, and art, TASS reports with reference to the Rector of the MAN Yakutia Vasily

Events | Visit  | 24.03.21

Yakutia to Host Festival for Creative Youth

The youth festival “Muus Ustar” (“Icebreaker”) will be held in Yakutsk and will become annual, TASS reports. The name of the event symbolizes the change from frosty winter to warm spring.   According to the Head of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Aisen Nikolayev, software support based on artificial intelligence will be used for the first

Insight | Around Russia  | 20.02.21

Yakut Families to Receive Almost 5 Billion Rubles

The authorities of Yakutia within the framework of the “Demography” national project will allocate about 5 billion rubles for payments to families with children, which is 1.4 times more than last year, according to the press service of the Ministry of Labour and Social Development of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).  Earlier payments were received

Economics | Business  | 09.02.21

Yakutia Authorities to Allocate Over 100 Million Rubles for Farmers Support

The authorities of Yakutia in 2021 will send 102.7 million rubles for a competition among novice farmers “Agrostartup” within the framework of the national project “Small and Medium Enterprises”, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the regional Ministry of Agriculture.  It is noted that the competition has been held in Yakutia for

Events | Visit  | 28.01.21

Ancient Rhino Fossils Shown to Yakutia Residents

Recently, Yakut scientists have discovered the well-preserved remains of a woolly rhinoceros that lived about 20 thousand years ago, OTR reports. Usually, scientists only come across bones, but this time they managed to find fossils that are as safe as possible thanks to the permafrost.  It is noted that due to the fact that the

Events | Visit  | 18.01.21

WorldSkills Championship Started in Yakutia

The regional competition of professional skills according to WorldSkills standards among reindeer breeders and fishermen has begun in the Nizhnekolymsky region in the north of Yakutia, TASS reports, referring to the methodologist of the Arctic College of the Peoples of the North Khristina Khristenko.  It is noted that the competitions are held in several directions,