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Journey to the Pole of Cold

A Yakutian war veteran proudly posing with his medals and decorations. Yakutsk is a city in the Russian Far East, located about 4° (450 kilometres) south of the Arctic Circle. It is the capital of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic in Russia with a major port on the Lena River. The city has a population of 264.000 (2009). Yakutsk is one of the coldest cities on Earth. The average monthly winter temperature in January is around -43,2 °C. Yakutsk, Jakutsk, Yakutia, Russian Federation, Russia, RUS, 15.01.2010.

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A Yakutian war veteran proudly posing with his medals and decorations. Yakutsk is a city in the Russian Far East, located about 4° (450 kilometres) south of the Arctic Circle. It is the capital of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic in Russia with a major port on the Lena River. The city has a population of 264.000 (2009). Yakutsk is one of the coldest cities on Earth. The average monthly winter temperature in January is around -43,2 °C. Yakutsk, Jakutsk, Yakutia, Russian Federation, Russia, RUS, 15.01.2010.