The Real Siberian Winter In Krasnoyarsk, A City Devided By Unfrozen Yenisei River

This is the real Siberian winter. Despite the severe frosts, Yenisei river does not covered by ice during the winter. It makes the cityscape fabulous. This video was shot in the middle of February. The air temperature was -30°С and dropped to -40°С at night.

Krasnoyarsk Krai is a federal subject of Russia (a krai), with its administrative center in the city of Krasnoyarsk, the third-largest city in Siberia (after Novosibirsk and Omsk). Comprising half of the Siberian Federal District, Krasnoyarsk Krai is the largest krai in the Russian Federation, the second largest federal subject (after the neighboring Sakha Republic) and the third largest subnational governing body by area in the world, after Sakha and the Australian state of Western Australia. (Wikipedia)

The city of Krasnoyarsk is the geographical center of Russia and lies on both sides of the Yenisei River, which divides Siberia into the eastern and western part. Krasnoyarsk, with 1 million population, is the third biggest city in Siberia, fast developing and famous for metallurgical industries. Although Krasnoyarsk is not the top touristic destination, it’s worth visiting, especially if you travel along the Trans-Siberian Railway route or you want to explore the stunning nature of the central Siberia. (

Source: Vadim Makhorov.

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