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…

YAKUTSK, Oct 5, 2010 – Ivan Negenblya gave a press conference in regards to his upcoming Alaska-Siberia WWII Air Route photo exhibit in the USA. The exhibit will take place during The 2010 Arctic Aviation Experts Conference in Fairbanks, Alaska, on October 12-13, 2010. The press conference was arranged by Yakutia Airlines, that sponsored Ivan Negenblya and his wife’s travel from Yakutsk to Fairbanks. The trip between sister-cities is not cheap and not easy, especially for the writer, who is using a wheelchair and has never traveled out…

There is a great man living in Yakutsk. His name is Ivan Negenblya. He is the most honored Yakutia’s aviation worker. His lifetime theme was and still remains Alaska-Siberia World War II Air Route (info on Wiki). He wrote a lot of books on this topic. Besides, he’s got a great amount of historical photographs in his collection. Currently I and many other friends are helping him to arrange his first international photo exhibition. Thinking to display ~200 archive photographs in Fairbanks, USA. A couple of days ago,…