To all those, who visited the Wakhan Valley, Afghanistan, in the period
Russian adventurer missed:
Sergei Bereznitskiy, born in Moscow, Russia on July 9th, 1980.
Planned itinerary: Moscow-Tajikistan-Faizabad-Ishkashim-Vakhan
Was supposed to return no later than early October 2006. Last SMS sent from
Faizabad on August 27, through Afghan Wireless Communication Company.
LAST SEEN IN THE WAKHAN VALLEY LAST WEEK OF AUGUST 2006.
Description: 180 cm tall, black hair, brown eyes, straight nose. One ear has
unusual angular shape.
Clothing: yellow-green pants with yellow pockets, black pants, Russian-made
trekking boots, camouflage anorak coat, beige and white brimmed hat, dark-blue
Gear: large black backpack, pickaxe, crampons.
Skills: experienced mountaineer and hitchhiker, has visited Afghanistan, Iraq
and Iran, speaks fluent English and colloquial Arabic.
Documents: Russian passport 60 N4943168; letter from the Academy of Free Travel
in Arabic, possibly also in English and Farsi; Vakhan Corridor maps.
We need any information helping to find him. If you have travelled there, or you
can contact any officials or other organizations operating in the region, your
help or advises will be more than welcome.
Contact: Kononov Nikolay, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
His picture and latest news on attempts to find him are here (in Russian):