Cold and Snow

Siberia is considered to be the coldest place, while actually its climate is comparable with other cold regions in the world. The climate of Siberia depends on the territory. Nobody forces you to go to Omyakon – the coldest city in Siberia.…




Riches of the Far East

The Far East is the largest part of the Siberian region. People can confuse the Russian “Far East” with the bigger area that includes several Asian countries. In regard to Siberian geography, the Far East is only the portions of the Russian…


Bronze Age Complex in Altai

  The end of the archeological season was crowned with a unique find: archeologists discovered a unique monument of the Bronze Age between the settlements of Bely Bom and Chibit at the junction of Ongudai and Ulagan Regions of Altai Republic. The…




Siberia’s Yakut People

The Yakut are an ethnic group belonging to the Turkic Eurasian people who live in the Sakha Republic or Yakutia in Siberia. Yakut are a distinct people, with their own history, culture and identity. The number of yakut peope is about 380,000.…


Mystery Khanty Of Siberia

Today there are around 22,500 Khanty living in Siberia. Most Khanty people live in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug in Western Siberia. Until the 1930s, the Khanty were called Ostiak. The translation of the word “Khanty” from the native language means “Man”. Khanty…




SiBEARia

One of the most amazing and widespread myths about Siberia is that bears frequently walk the city streets. Of course this is only a myth but its occurrence is not accidental. The bear is a very important symbol and a big part…