The city is notable for its nature landscapes; author Anton Chekhov judged Krasnoyarsk to be the most beautiful city in Siberia.
The total area of the city, including suburbs and the river, is 348 square kilometers (134sqmi).
The Yenisei River flows from west to east through the city. Due to the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric dam32 kilometers (20mi) upstream, the Yenisei never freezes in winter and never exceeds +14°C (57°F) in summer through the city. Near the city center, its elevation is 136 meters (446ft) above sea level. There are several islands in the river, the largest of which are Tatyshev and Otdyha Isles, used mainly for recreation.
... news website Yakutia.Info, in the eastern Siberian city of YakutskRuslan Rybakov, camera operator for the independent news website Prospekt Mira, in the eastern Siberian city of KrasnoyarskDmitry Polushin, correspondent with the independent news website KrasNews, in Krasnoyarsk.
MOSCOW – Federal Security Agency (FSB) agents in Siberia’s Krasnoyarsk region have arrested the head of an isolated messianic sect in a massive raid on the group’s remote settlement ... “Since very early this morning, investigative activities have been under way in southern Krasnoyarsk Krai.”.
MOSCOW -- In the early hours of August 24, officers of Russia’s Federal Security Service in Krasnoyarsk, ... According to TVK6, a local news agency, nine teenagers in all, including Prokudina, have been involuntarily placed in a psychiatric clinic in Krasnoyarsk over the past week.
A state television journalist and news moderator in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk has resigned, saying that he could no longer "participate in the madness" of promoting the proposed constitutional amendments that, among other things, could enable Russian PresidentVladimir Putin to remain in office until 2036 ... ....
During frequent “black sky” events, Krasnoyarsk has forced factories to cut production and clocked the dirtiest air on the planet, beating out Mumbai and Guangzhou... “Black skies are common in Krasnoyarsk,” said Yulia Moiseeva, a resident who kept a supply of N95 masks well before the coronavirus pandemic made them ubiquitous.
Naturally, it has both fish and a good biosphere,” Krasnoyarsk region governor Alexander Uss told Interfax news agency Tuesday, as�AFP reported ... “We can see a large concentration of diluted oil products beyond the booms,” Krasnoyarsk region deputy environment minister Yulia Gumenyuk said, according to BBCNews.
Yet local authorities in the Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk this week conceded that high concentrations of polluted water were discovered beyond floating barriers set in place to stop the fuel from spreading ...Naturally, it has both fish and a good biosphere,” said Krasnoyarsk region governor Alexander Uss, according to Interfax news agency ... AFP .
He questioned the measures being taken to clean up the fuel leak that took place near the city of Norilsk in the Krasnoyarsk region, within the Arctic Circle. Discussing how news of the spill emerged in the televised meeting, Putin was reportedly shocked ...
Polyus, which is controlled by Said Kerimov, son of Russian tycoon Suleiman Kerimov, started testing all its staff in the Krasnoyarsk region in April ...Initial tests, which are yet to be confirmed by a second round of testing, showed 866 positive cases among employees of the Polyus Krasnoyarsk unit as of Monday, the TASS news agency reported.
... east of Moscow, after authorities said they would only authorise a demonstration of 20 people or fewer, Interfax news agency reported ... In Siberia a demonstration in the city of Krasnoyarsk attracted around 250 people, and 30 protested in Novosibirsk, local news outlets reported.