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Big freeze: Russia’s Yakutia sees near-record cold spell

MOSCOW/January 16, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— People living in some of the coldest places on earth are hunkering down as temperatures fall to near-record lows that are even defeating thermometers. Temperatures in the remote, diamond-rich Russian region of Yakutia on Tuesday plunged to minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas. In Yakutia — about … Continue reading Big freeze: Russia’s Yakutia sees near-record cold spell