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Yakutia

n
(Placename) an administrative division in E Russia, in NE Siberia on the Arctic Ocean: the coldest inhabited region of the world; it has rich mineral resources. Capital: Yakutsk. Pop: 948 100 (2002). Area: 3 103 200 sq km (1 197 760 sq miles)
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The head of Yakutia, Yegor Borisov, set the task of overcoming the imbalance of labor resources in the republic.
Even thermometers can't keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia's remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius in some areas on Tuesday.
In other parts of the Yakutia region the temperature dropped even lower, to -67 degrees Celsius, or -88.
Clouds are being spiked with a special compound over remote areas of Yakutia to force rain in forest infernos.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 21, 2016-Russian Yakutia Airlines operates split scimitar winglets in Russian Federation
The city of Yakutsk recently celebrated welding the first joint of pipe of Gazprom's Power of Siberia gas transmission pipeline in eastern Russia, which will transport gas from the Yakutia and Irkutsk gas production centers to the Far East and China.
Lumbricoid fauna of earthworms of cryosolic soils of Yakutia is represented by one specie Eisenia nordenskioldi.
Yakutia is one the largest producers of diamond, with 27 per cent of the world's diamonds being mined there.
Yakutia is the North-eastern part of Asia and renowned for its great territory and resources.
Last year in March the CEO of Railway of Yakutia Vasiliy
Summary: Moscow: Nineteen people died on Tuesday when a MI-8 helicopter crashed in Russia's Yakutia region .
Sydney, Dec 18 ( ANI ): Two Russian men, who disappeared in August on a river-fishing expedition to the vast Yakutia region in the Russian Far East, ate the corpse of a companion in order to survive, it has emerged.