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  Sakha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (Russian: Респу́блика Саха́ (Яку́тия); Yakut: Саха Республиката;) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic).
Sakha stretches to the in the far north and is washed by the Laptev and Eastern Siberian Seas of the Arctic Ocean.
Sakha is known for its climate extremes, with the Verkhoyansk Range being the coldest area in the northern hemisphere.
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 AllRefer.com - Sakha Republic (CIS And Baltic Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The Sakha Republic is bounded in the N by the Laptev and East Siberian seas of the Arctic Ocean, in the S by the Stanovoy Range, in the W by the Central Siberian Uplands, and in the E by the Verkhoyansk Range.
The Yakutsk-Skovorodino highway is the chief overland route.
An autonomous republic was organized in 1922 and was a signatory to the Mar. 31, 1992, treaty that created the Russian Federation (see Russia).
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 Scott Polar Research Institute » Russian North and Far East Regions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sakha borders the Laptev Sea and the East-Siberian Sea of the Arctic Ocean to the north.
Sakha is known for being the coldest region of the northern hemisphere: seasonal temperature variations exceed 100 °C (from +40 during the summer to -60 during the winter).
The Sakha are thought to have migrated northwards from around Lake Baykal to the middle reaches of the Lena river and the lower Vilyuy and Aldan Rivers in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
www.spri.cam.ac.uk /resources/rfn/sakha.html   (4327 words)

 Sakha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (Yakut: Саха Республиката; Russian: Респу́блика Саха́ (Яку́тия)) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic).
Sakha stretches to the Henrietta Islands in the far north and is washed by the Laptev and Eastern Siberian Seas of the Arctic Ocean.
The supreme legislative body of state authority in Sakha is a bicameral State Assembly known as the Il Tumen.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sakha_Republic   (1201 words)

 Yakuts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Yakut or Sakha language belongs to the Northern branch of the Turkic family of languages.
There are about 363,000 speakers mainly in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in the Russian Federation, with some extending to the Amur, Magadan, Sakhalin regions, and the Taimyr and Evenki Autonomous Districts.
An independent Yakut Republic was declared by the Supreme Soviet of Yakutia on 15 August, 1991 but, as the Russians greatly outnumbered the Yakuts in the region, this never became a reality.
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Sakha Republic (also Yakutia) is situated in NE Siberia.
About 40% of Sakha lies above the Arctic circle and all of it is covered by eternally frozen ground - permafrost - which greatly influences the region's ecology and limits forests in the southern region.
Sakha is also known for its climate extremes, with Verkhoyansk being the coldest spot in the northern hemisphere, where the temperatures reach as low as -70°C in January.
www.informationgenius.com /encyclopedia/s/sa/sakha_republic.html   (443 words)

 NAER members: Sakha Republic (Yakutia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The state flag of Sakha Republic (Yakutia) is a rectangle with the following proportions: hoist (width) of the flag, 1; fly (length) of the flag, 2.
The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is situated on the north-east of Siberia.
Vast territory of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) is weakly and unevenly inhabited.
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 Map of Russia region - The Republic of Sakha - short information political economical geographical map of russia and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The republic of Sakha is situated in the north of the Eastern Siberia, in the basin of the rivers the Lena, the Yana and the Indigirka.
The republic borders on Amurskaya region in the south, on Khabarovsky region in the south-east, on Magadansky region and Chukotsky autonomous okrug in the east, on Dolgano-Nenetsky autonomous okrug in the north-west, on Evenkyisky autonomous okrug in the west and on Irkutskaya region in the south-west.
The republic is washed by the Laptev`s Sea in the north.
map.rin.ru /cgi-bin/detals_e.pl?Region=saha   (306 words)

 About Sakha Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
President of Sakha Republic (Yakutia) is a head of the state and a maximum official.
Sakha Republic is the biggest of republics which are in Russian Federation.
Now Sakha Republic is exporter and importer of goods, it is establishing world economical, trade, and cultural links with many foreign countries.
www.sakha.ru /Eversion/HTMLs/about.htm   (503 words)

 Sakha Republic (Yakutia) - A Short History of the Yukagir
In the 17th century, the Yukaghir still occupied vast territories in the north-east of Siberia, from the Lena River to the Anadyr (from the west to the east) and from the arctic shore to the upper reaches of the Yana, Indigirka and Kolyma rivers (from the north to the south).
The expansion of the Sakha into peripheral regions was due, in large part, to the punitive expeditions launched by the Cossaks against the Yakut batallions at the end of the revolts.
The two last principal groups of Yukaghir are centred in the Kolyma region, in the north-east of Yakutia: in the Upper Kolyma, the descendendents of different clans of the taiga, hunters and fishers are clustered in the village of Nelemnoe, situated on the Yasachnaya River and at Zyryanka.
www.yukoncollege.yk.ca /~agraham/nost202/yukagir_trans.htm   (1596 words)

 Fitch IBCA Ratings - Press Releases - Republic Of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia, Rated B+ By Fitch IBCA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is home to the production of almost one fifth of the world's diamonds (by value), is the world's second largest producer, and produces practically all of Russia's diamonds.
Sakha is Russia's largest political unit, almost one-fifth of Russia's territory, but is located mostly in sparsely populated northern and arctic areas.
The Republic of Sakha's first significant deficit was in 1994, and amounted to 14.2% of revenue.
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 The boreal forest on permafrost in Sakha Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sakha republic represents one of the largest reservations of virgin boreal forest (47% Sakha territory) on continuous distribution of permafrost.
Historically in Sakha republic was balance between "forests and permafrost", but due to climate change and human infringement there is imbalance of "forest and permafrost" as a result of witch are catastrophic phenomena like down to marsh ecosystem formation or open waste grounds.
Still Sakha republic is the one of the biggest reserve of boreal forest we have to save with forest for future.
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 Ventsel, Aimar - Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Republic of Sakha was one region in the Soviet Union, where these traditional activities of the northern minorities were most centralized and controlled by the state.
The Republic of Sakha was the first region in Siberia to pass laws that allowed a economic reorganisation of the northern minorities, and because of that there is a wide variety of other enterprises that are, depending on their status, more or less independent of the MUP and district structures.
The laws and regulations of the republic's government are on one hand an attempt to regulate the situation in "agriculture", on the other hand they embody views of how large scale reindeer herding, hunting and fishing should ideally look like.
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 Gifts to the Earth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Noting that Sakha's unspoilt forest and tundra "are the priceless heritage not only of my republic, and of Russia, but of the whole world," the President pledged to safeguard the future for the home of more than 60 different mammals including polar bear, brown bear, moose and lynx.
Sakha is home to no fewer than 80 ethnic groups, most of whom depend on the taiga and tundra for their survival - supporting themselves through hunting, breeding reindeer, and fishing.
In Sakha, however, people are coming up with their own initiatives - volunteering ideas and launching activities such as forest and river clean-ups and creating public parks, as well as organising a huge tree-planting ceremony, a World Environment Day rally, and a "Make a Gift to the Earth" concert and rock festival.
www.panda.org /about_wwf/how_we_work/gifts_to_the_earth/forests/sakha_yakutia_gift.cfm   (959 words)

 Kommersant - Russia's Daily Online
The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) borders on Krasnoyarsk Territory in the west, Irkutsk Region in the southwest, Amur and Chita regions in the south, Khabarovsk Territory in the southeast, and Magadan Region and the Chukotka Autonomous District in the east.
The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) consists of 35 political units, including 34 districts (ulusy) and 1 city at the republican level (with administered territories), Yakutsk.
The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is part of the Far Eastern Federal District, along with Primorye and Khabarovsk territories (including the Jewish Autonomous Region), Amur, Kamchatcka (including the Koryak Autonomous District), Magadan, and Sakhalin regions, and Chukotka Autonomous District.
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 Republic Sakha (Yakutia) (Пример текста для устного ответа)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Covering an area of 3,103,200 square kilometers, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) is one of the largest nation-states within the Russian Federation.
On April 27, 1922 Yakutia was granted the status of the autonomous republic and exactly in 70 years the Constitution of the sovereign Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) with the President government within the unified Russian state came into force.
According to the Republic's Constitution, the Republic of Sakha is sovereign, democratic, law-governed state within the Russian Federation but it has its own government and parliament.
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 Mining in the Russian Far East, June 1998
The enormous, remote, and bitterly cold Sakha Republic (also known as Sakha) is the second-largest producer and exporter of diamonds in the world and Russia's biggest supplier of gold.
The Sakha diamond industry is situated in western part of the republic in Mirnyi district, where diamonds are extracted from both veins and placers (superficial gravel or similar deposit containing particles of gold).
In 1992, the Sakha Republic and Russian Federation signed a special agreement that gave the republic the right to keep 20% of all mined diamonds as long as they are processed locally prior to export.
russia.shaps.hawaii.edu /economic/rfemining.html   (3564 words)

 Welcome To Yakutia! What documents do you need to come to Yakutia?
The government of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) has exclusive rights to limit the entry to the cities and regions of the republic with special process for the foreign citizens and persons of no citizenship in order to protect economic and civil interests of the Russian citizens.
Foreign citizens, coming into the republic on the basis of the travel agreement are allowed to the territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) without special invitation from the Department of the Foreign Affairs, the same applies to persons owning the United Nations Passports.
The Department of the Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sakha is an authorized organization issuing permissions to visit the republic.
www.yakutiatravel.com /eng/forviz/doc.htm   (485 words)

 REGIONAL CORNER: SAKHA/YAKUTIYA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sakha is best known for its diamond deposits, but it is also one of Russia's leading producers of gold and tin, and has sizeable deposits of coal, copper, iron, and antimony as well.
Sakha officials are actively promoting projects connected with the Republic's significant oil and gas reserves--Sakha currently produces enough oil and gas to satisfy local demand, but is a potential exporter if it can expand its extraction, processing, and distribution capacities.
The Republic has the right to keep and sell 20 percent of its diamond and 11.5 percent of its gold resources as long as they are processed locally before export.
permanent.access.gpo.gov /lps3997/9611sakh.htm   (581 words)

 Sakha --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The republic occupies the basins of the great rivers flowing to the Arctic Ocean—the Lena, Yana, Indigirka, and Kolyma—and includes the New Siberian Islands between the Laptev and East Siberian seas.
The Sakha are thought to be an admixture of migrants from the Lake...
It trends east to west, linking the mountains of Transbaikalia to the Dzhugdzhur Mountains, and is part of the watershed between the Pacific and Arctic oceans, separating the Lena River basin to the north from the Amur River basin to the south.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9077737?tocId=9077737   (653 words)

 Report from Yakutiya
The rich and ancient roots of traditional culture survived in the Republic, however, and once the centralization imposed by Moscow crumbled in 1991, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutiya) set forth on a road to cultural renaissance and national rebirth.
The Ministry of Culture of the Republic is currently developing a law "On the safeguarding of traditional culture for the peoples of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutiya).” This law will officially formulate founding principles for protective relations between the federal government, private experts, and those who keep traditional culture alive.
The Republic also held a conference called "Ee-tik Seer" or "The Sacred Places" about sacred, esteemed, and honored places where rituals and sacred acts are performed for the revitalization of traditions and the protection of the environment.
www.folklife.si.edu /resources/Unesco/borisova.htm   (1311 words)

 Definition of Sakha
The Cherky Range runs east of the Verkhoyansk Range and has the highest peak in Sakha, Peak Pobeda (3,003 m).
Russians (50.3%), the Sakha people (33.4%), and Ukrainians (7%) are the three most common nationalities inhabiting Sakha.
Sakha is the largest subnational entity in the world.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Sakha   (1203 words)

 Sakha Republic on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Syntroleum and Yakutgazprom Agree to Pursue GTL Plant in Russian Republic Of Sakha.
FITCH IBCA: Republic Of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia, upgraded to 'CCC'.
Pan Asia in pact with Eurogas Inc. to develop oil and gas in the Republic of Sakha.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/SakhaR1ep.asp   (711 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sakha life is dependent on the sun—that is why Sakha consider themselves a tribe of the Great Sun.
Sakha have an ancient culture—and were one of the first peoples to make fire, which explains why, to this day, they continue to pray to the earth and sky spirits through the medium of fire.
For the three Sakha ancestors, Sakha Aara (the Great), Sakha Albana (the Good) and Sakha Maanita (the Wise), the moon was the creator, the Sun was life and the reindeer was God—and so symbols of the moon, sun, and intricate reindeer horns reflect the Sakha soul.
www.cas.muohio.edu /havighurstcenter/yegorov.htm   (553 words)

 Fitch IBCA Ratings - Press Releases - Republic Of Sakha (Yakutia), Russia, Upgraded To 'CCC'; RatingAlert Negative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Republic of Sakha's long-term foreign currency rating was downgraded to 'DDD' following reports of its announcement of 'bankruptcy' on 12th August.
Fitch IBCA now understands that the Republic has not so far defaulted on its foreign currency debt, amounting to USD75mln, which is due to be repaid on 6 October 1998.
Sakha's position remains critical: it has a large burden of short term rouble-denominated debt and a history of large budget deficits.
www.bradynet.com /e455.html   (278 words)

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