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Yakutsk

Street portrait of a Yakutsk inhabitant protected with the traditional fur cap and warm clothing against the extrem cold. Jakutsk is a city in the Russian Far East, located about 4 degrees (450 km) below the Arctic Circle. It is the capital of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (formerly the Jakut Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic), Russia and a major port on the Lena River. Yakutsk is one of the coldest cities on earth, with winter temperatures averaging -40.9 degrees Celsius.

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Bjoern Steinz/PANOS PICTURES
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PORTFOLIO // 2017
Street portrait of a Yakutsk inhabitant protected with the traditional fur cap and warm clothing against the extrem cold. Jakutsk is a city in the Russian Far East, located about 4 degrees (450 km) below the Arctic Circle. It is the capital of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (formerly the Jakut Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic), Russia and a major port on the Lena River. Yakutsk is one of the coldest cities on earth, with winter temperatures averaging -40.9 degrees Celsius.