Earlier on Friday, Verzilov arrived at the Krasnoyarsk hospital to speak with his wife, whom he gently calls Nadia.
The Krasnoyarsk disaster is likely to erode that support further.
A few years ago a resident of Krasnoyarsk made a remarkable voyage on this river.
In two and a half days I shall be in Krasnoyarsk, and in seven or eight in Irkutsk.
The wealth of Krasnoyarsk is chiefly derived from gold digging.
It was all we could do to crawl to Krasnoyarsk and my trap had to be repaired twice.
I spent three days in Krasnoyarsk, chiefly employed upon my letters and journal.
Krasnoyarsk is a picturesque, cultured town; compared with it, Tomsk is "a pig in a skull-cap and the acme of mauvais ton."
Two or three thousand laborers in the gold mines spend the winter at Krasnoyarsk, and add to the volume of local commerce.
Amid a great deal of grass and waste land, the country round Krasnoyarsk is well cultivated, but very bare.