When it is below -45C (-49F) schoolchildren from first to fifth grade do not go to school. When iy is colder than -47C (-52.6F) eighth graders are also permitted to stay at home. When it becomes as cold as -50C (-58F) all children miss school classes.
Many years ago they didn't go to school but they didn't stay at home either. They came outside and played different winter games. Today they prefer the Internet and video games. We are going to visit one school of Yakutsk right now.
This incident happened in the very centre of Vladivostok, Russia. A bomb exploded inside the offroad car Land Cruiser. The explosion was so strong that practically all windows in the nearest building were broken. Right after the detonation the shocked driver
jumped out of the car. He was immediately hospitalized with serious injuries. According to thepreliminary information it was a radio-controlled device to detonate in the Land Cruiser. The exact reasons of the incident are to be clarified.