Ivan Negenblya is passing his gifts (a book about Yakutia and his own illustrated book about the Alsib history) to Luke Hopkins, Mayor of Fairbanks.
From left to right: Nadya Noeva, interpreter, Yuri Zabolev, Mayor of Yakutsk, Lena Kalashnikova, city hall’s international relations department chief, Ruslan Timofeev, city hall’s youth affairs department chief, Kapitalina Alexeeva, active Yakutsk & Fairbanks relationship participant, Ruslan Vasiliev, city hall’s public relations department chief.
Today Yakutsk-based aviator-writer, Ivan Negenblya, who arrived with his wife, Olga, and Sergei Khatylykov, a worker of Yakutia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Alaska yesterday, has participated in the live video conference arranged between mayors of Yakutsk and Fairbanks (North Star Borough).
Previously two mayors, Yuri Zabolev and Luke Hopkins, had two tele conferences. The first one took place on June 5th, 2010 (read the news story). One of discussed issues was Mr. Negenblya’s visit to Fairbanks in October 2010 for exhibiting his Alaska-Siberia WWII Air Route black-n-white historic photographs at the Arctic Aviation Experts Conference.
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